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Paph Alfred A. Dimmock

This is a discussion on Paph Alfred A. Dimmock within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by jeffrey6115 Paph. A. Dimmock was registered in 1902 according to Sanders List. ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrey6115 View Post
    Paph. A. Dimmock was registered in 1902 according to Sanders List. Is your name tag correct?
    Good question... but hard to tell. All I can say is that stock pictures I have found doing a search of Alfred A. Dimmock look just like my flower. Having said that, I know pictures are just that... pictures and may not be the same as my flower. Could it be that the "A" stands for "Alfred" and I am being redundant?

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    It is a nice slipper! I can see the paph druryi in it via the dark stripe

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    And no warts...nice one whatever it is called! I like the cool coloring on this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerdoc5968 View Post
    Could it be that the "A" stands for "Alfred" and I am being redundant?
    That's very possible. I've had mis-spelled tags etc... It makes it very hard to properly identify.

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    At any rate, I think it's very likely Paph A. Dimmock. According to Orchid Wiz, that would make it 50% druryi & 25% each of boxallii & hirsutissimum and all three species bear some resemblance to your bloom. So, in spite of the slightly "off" name tag, I think it's been correctly identified. (And Paph A. Dimmock was, indeed, registered in 1902.) By the way, I also should say how much I like it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrey6115 View Post
    Paph. A. Dimmock was registered in 1902 according to Sanders List. Is your name tag correct?
    Certainly close enough for "Government work".

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    It's the eye from the Lord of the Rings!!!

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