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    I normally check OT from my phone but this is the first time I opened my laptop and updated my profile. And I also downloaded my avater. I had loads of photo's to choose from but I took this Photo. But what is it?

    So here starts the contest:
    Guess what genus this orchid is and you will gain one day of fame!
    Guess what species this orchid is and you will gain eternal fame!

    And it starts NOW:

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    Is it a Pluerothallis?

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    It is from the Subtribe Pleurothallidinae, but it's not the genus Pleurothallis. So congratulations, for the correct answer of the subtribe one hour of fame!!
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    A restrepia of some sort?

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    It actually looks a bit like Mormolyca, but thats in Maxillariinae, or a Bulbophyllum, but that is Bulbophyllinae...

    It isnt a Myoxanthus or as Paphioboy said, a Restrepia of some sort??

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    Hmm, interesting. Truthfully a Bulbo first came to mind, but as Jordan pointed out, it would not then belong to the subTribe.

    That being the case, I think Lepanthes would be my next best guess.

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    To help you all a bit, here is the original and I can give the hint that the flower has been manipulated a bit......

    Good luck!

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    Lepanthes ribes? Barbosella australis? an Octomeria of some sort?!

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    Nice try, but no......

    By the way, Lepanthes ribes is a very good guess. And come to think of it, there might be an even closer relationship between these genera then we might expect.
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    hmm......Dresslerella?

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