Paphiopedilum Bruno var Model

michoiceJanuary 24, 2009

This is quite an old Spicerianum hybrid which I believe goes back to the 1930's but if there are any Paph. experts out there that know something about the parentage I would really like to know. The species has the dorsal petal curling back on it's self, this hybrid has a broad slightly convex dorsal which I think is attractive.

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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

Bruno, registered in 1896 and still good. According to the entries in the RHS Database mostly spicerianum with a little bit of insigne.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2009 at 1:57PM
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michoice

Thanks arthurm, a much older cross than I thought. I'm also surprised that the addition of Insigne would have produced such a well shaped dorsal

    Bookmark   January 24, 2009 at 2:23PM
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