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    Default Can you guess the identity of this plant?

    Anyone would like to venture a guess?Of course I know what it is. This is just a game. Clues: A terrestrial Philippine species. Photo taken earlier today.




    Anyone who can guess correctly shall receive a copy of the 2010 Philippine Orchids Calendar, inclusive of shipping and handling anywhere in the world.
    Yup, my third attempt at publishing a calendar, so probably I have improved, right? hahahaha.

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    Contest ends when I post photos of the opened blooms.

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    I am so clever I am going to have a guess and say its an orchid I know I know I have no clue but couldnt resist!

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    I wish I knew what to guess. I have both of the previous calendars that Nelson published and they are wonderful. Congrats to whoever guess this correctly!!

    My Guess: Dendrobium amethystoglossum

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    Since there is nothing to indicate size of buds etc. I'll start with a guess of it being a Calanthe.

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    Calanthe rubens?

    Actually, I kind of liked Carrie's answer, since I don't have a clue, and I figure if it was a Thuni alba, she'd recognize it.


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    LOL Anne, yes if it was a Thunia alba I'd have more chance of recognising it but, hey, a girl has gotta try LOL

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    My guess is Dendrobium amethystoglossum or Phaius flavus. This is a toughy though--are you sure you can't give us a picture of the leaves? Just kidding--your way is more fun.

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    Oooooh a contest! How fun!

    Well, my guess would be: Cephalantheropsis or Coelogyne. I'm not sure how specific we're supposed to be. This should be fun. Goodluck to everyone!
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    hmm, my first guess would be eria, javanica?

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