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Paphio acmodontum

This is a discussion on Paphio acmodontum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; That lip alone is odd enough that I would question if the flower developed abnormally, ...

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    That lip alone is odd enough that I would question if the flower developed abnormally, and subsequent flowerings may be more typical of Paph acmodontum. I'll also be watching for any more pictures as it develops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksriramkumar View Post
    Given the rate of new paph species in past 4 months, this could very well be a new species....Paph zainalanum :-)
    I hope so Sriram but to early to say at this moment I wish too. ha ha.

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    [QUOTE=Roy;439930]You've picked it in one Zain, the petals are a big question with me, even now they don't appear to have the right shape at the ends. I used to grow it and have seen a number of them, that's why I asked for another pic fully open.[/QUOT
    Just took few photos will upload soon.

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    [QUOTE=PaphMadMan;439932]That lip alone is odd enough that I would question if the flower developed abnormally, and subsequent flowerings may be more typical of Paph acmodontum. I'll also be watching for any more pictures as it develops.[/QUOTE
    Difficult for me to answer as this is my first time growing this species and I have no experience at all thank Kirk.

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    Update for today taken few minutes ago.
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    The whole plant with small keiki.

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    For your info I got the plant from Mindanao.
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    To me, this is Paph hennisianum. The deformed flower to an extent doesn't help but I'm quite sure that's what it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy View Post
    To me, this is Paph hennisianum. The deformed flower to an extent doesn't help but I'm quite sure that's what it is.
    Thank Roy I have to accept whatever it is as long as they are willing to reward me regular flower every year I'm very happy.

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