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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; From what I've heard and read this is a very old, circa 1902, cross. If ...

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    Default Paph Alfred A. Dimmock

    From what I've heard and read this is a very old, circa 1902, cross. If anyone has some history regarding this cross, I'd be interested in the education. This is the first flower for me and there is another that should open in a few weeks.




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    I don't know the history, but from the looks of the dorsal sepal there's probably some Paph spicerianum in the cross.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BKirk783 View Post
    I don't know the history, but from the looks of the dorsal sepal there's probably some Paph spicerianum in the cross.
    Could be, or Paph druryi.

    Susan

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    It's not yet listed in The International Orchid Register.

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    Really love it! Must put it on my wish list. Bill

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    Er, ahh, bikerdoc I don't think Alfred A. Dimmock has a history - at least not with the Royal Horticultural Society. There has never been a Paph registered by that name.

    I realize that people can be a little slow with the paperwork, but 108 years. Even Medicare isn't that slow - Medicaid maybe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidlady View Post
    Could be, or Paph druryi.

    Susan
    Yes the cross is Paph druryi x godseffianum

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    That would be Paph. A. Dimmock

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrey6115 View Post
    That would be Paph. A. Dimmock
    OK so not what I have, Jeff??? Sorry...

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    Paph. A. Dimmock was registered in 1902 according to Sanders List. Is your name tag correct?

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