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Plant Identification: Orchid Identification

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dirtdogg
Orlando, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 28, 2012
5:24 AM

Post #9368859

Can anyone please help identify this orchid? If not the species, at least the genus? Thanks in advance.

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

December 28, 2012
6:49 AM

Post #9368926

The flower looks like a Cattleya as they attain a nice sized bloom, but could be one of the crosses like Brassolaeliocattleya (Blc),...orchids can be very promiscuous and get lots of help from breeders being so...grin

http://www.orchidcarezone.com/orchid-types-the-top-10-most-popular-types-of-orchids/

http://everything-orchids.com/types-of-orchids

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattleya

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-brassolaeliocattleya.htm

Here is a bit of "general" care info

http://myorchidcare.com/

http://www.orchiddynasty.com/newsite_th/?page_id=1393

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