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Aspasia silvana

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    Default Aspasia silvana

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Size:  85.6 KBAsp;asia is an onciidiniae plant - has occasionally been used to hybridise, but it's single flowered habit is a turn-off, lest that dominate in the hybrid. A pity for they have interesting colour and shape.
    The usual Aspasia , the only one I have ever seen before is A.lunata. IOSPE says this one is three times as large. Well, not quite, maybe twice as large. A first flowering on a plant I have had for three years now , and the flower emerges from an incomplete growth. Which I think is not quite as it should be - so it may be hail and farewell ! We’ll see.

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    That may be a singular flower, but it is singularly beautiful!

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    Interesting looking plant Geoff! The flower is beautiful!

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    Cool orchid. The bloom is incredible.

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    lovely and new to me!

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    It is a really nice blossom. I think those long thin pseudobulbs are very interesting. Almost did not see them. Very cool.

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