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paph IQ 5

This is a discussion on paph IQ 5 within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; now here's something that isn't as common. these three pictures were taken at one of ...

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    now here's something that isn't as common. these three pictures were taken at one of the NY shows a few years back; all are the same PRIMARY HYBRID grex and illustrate some of the variation.


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    Is one of the parents concolor?

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    not concolor but you are on the right track, one of its parents is a brachy (hint: the background color does not come from the brachy parent, however).

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    Could one of the parents is malipoense? Somehow I am having a craving for something very sweet. Where is that box of my favorite candy that I bought at Marshall Field's in Chicago?
    Hehehehehe!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    malipoense is a parent!

    Hoa keep that box to yourself! and the ice cream for that matter...

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    You know, Marshall Field's in Chicago is very famous for one of their candy ... That is what we need for Jason's another riddle!!! Hehehehe! BTW, can I have your ice cream with my candy? Hehe!
    So how did I do?
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    LOL - did anyone actually get any work done today???

    Julie

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    Okie, I stop checking on the site, hehehhe!

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    well it looks like the cat is out of the bag...Hoa, Diane, Julie all figuring out that it is Mint Chocolate, godefroyae x malipoense. The malipoense influence is clear, with the yellow-green coloration, inflated pouch, and the unique bi-color staminode.

    very similar to Ma Belle (bellatulum x malipoense).

    I'll go look for a harder one, no more of these easy primary grexes

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    And Hoa - -- STOP GIVING ALL THOSE HINTS!!! We want to figure out for ourselves!! (at least I do...)

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