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Paph Claire de Lune

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    Default Paph Claire de Lune

    I picked up this plant the other day and really like it. The tag reads Claire de Lune, but pics online do not show the petals being quite so long and twisty, but the color is right. Any Paph pros comments appreciated.
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    This is very nice!

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    I can't confirm the name, but it is beautiful!

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    Can't ID it, but the lateral petals do not match those of Claire de Lune. I would hazard a guess that it is a cross between the Polyantha and Sigmapetalum sections.

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    Not Clair de Lune- no long-petalled species in the background. Only callosum, lawrenceanum and curtisii.

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    Pretty slipper orchid, but I would guess that it is another hybrid. Paph Claire de Lune is green, but not long-petalled like this one.

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    Look like alba form, nice hybrids.Sorry cant help the ID.

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    Not Claire de Lune. I think Maudiae alba type x philippinense var. alba.

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    Now this is an interesting one, love it! Apparently, this is what my Paph superbiens var sanderiana will look like, in terms of colour.

    Thanks!

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