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Paph IQ #Umteen

This is a discussion on Paph IQ #Umteen within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; hmmm...would both species parents start with the letter H?...

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    hmmm...would both species parents start with the letter H?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jmoney
    hmmm...would both species parents start with the letter H?
    Nope.

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    would one species parent start with H?

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    Default Paph IQ #Umteen

    This one should be a little bit easier. I'll start off with a hint - it IS a primary hybrid.
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    I love its ears in the head-on shot! I'm not playing on this one, because I've heard some insider information on the possible identity.

    May the truest paph-head win!

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    Julie - It's confirmed - im going to have to see if i cant get one of these guys!

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    I know one of the parents but the other is harder to figure out...

    Col, sounds like you are getting to be one crazy Paphanatic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bench72
    would one species parent start with H?
    Well, folks - that one WAS quicker - i dont need to answer this question, as Tim has figured it out.

    The winner is....

    Spicerianum x Lowii (i believe it to be 'De Witt Smith' - jason - could you confirm?)

    Nice job, Tim!!

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    Yup, that cross is Paph. De Witt Smith. Good one, Tim-O!

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    aaah well, what can I say... if you ask a hundred times... one's bound to be right...

    just so y'all newbies know... I initially thought it was hirsuttisimum because of the colour on the petal ends... but of course there wasn't enough fluffing on the petal so really it was a wild guess... second guess was haynaldianum, mainly because I thought I'd go with another plant with a "h".. heck why not...

    and then I figured... go with the instinct and go back to petal colour... BUT, I kept thinking it only had one flower, only one... but I figure, I'm going with colour and instinct so lowii it is...

    and voila... i winged my way in...

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