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Phalaenopsis violacea var Mentawai

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    nurtured this from a dying state and finally very satisfied with its bloom.....

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    Great lavender color!

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    Nice clone you got there the spike usually is very long maybe for the next season.

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    That's quite a comeback. From near dead to this beautiful is something to be proud of. AL

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    I'm confused. I can't find "Mentawai" as either a registered hybrid (RHS) or recognized species (Kew Monocot List). Is this a variety of violacea?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Saar View Post
    Is this a variety of violacea?
    Yes.

    Beautiful one.

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    Beautiful. Great color and nice form.

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    Great phal! I love it's shape.
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    What a pretty phal bloom.

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