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What type of orchid is this?

Posted by andres_zone3 (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 12, 13 at 3:42

Took this picture in Panama. Im thinking its some sort of Cattleya. Would love to have one like this at home.

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RE: What type of orchid is this?

Looks like some kind of schomburgkia.

RE: What type of orchid is this?

Myrmecophila tibicinis?

RE: What type of orchid is this?

Thank you I think thats it. Beautiful orchid from Panama. I wonder if I can get it here in Canada.

RE: What type of orchid is this?

  • Posted by arthurm Sydney, NSW AUST (My Page) on
    Wed, Mar 13, 13 at 13:30

Perhaps not a good choice for indoor orchid culture. The literature says that it gets to be very large.
Closely related orchids (schomburgkia) are sometimes seen around here but are not all that popular purely because of plant size considerations.

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