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Old 08-10-2019, 02:07 PM
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that's crazy!!

im wondering if maybe the seed parent actually just got self-pollinated/pollinated from a nearby plant of the same species and the grower mistakenly thought his pollination attempt with Dendrobium pollen was successful... i don't know.

but they said that the flower resembled both of its parents... WAT

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now i'm wondering why we haven't seen more bulb. x den. hybrids, considering it's been 10 years since that putative hybrid has been registered...

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Might have been genetically possible, therefore interesting, but in the absence of a picture, I wonder if maybe the result was not something that one might want to look at or buy.
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Might have been genetically possible, therefore interesting, but in the absence of a picture, I wonder if the maybe the result was not something that one might want to look at or buy.
Possibly - that stuff happens. My own cross of Warczatoria Heaven's Bank (Pescatoria wallisii x Warczewiczella River's Edge) is highly variable, and I've only seen one worth keeping.

Bil Thoms registered Cattleya velutina x Encyclia cordigera in 1993, and he felt it was so ugly, he named it Ctt. Never Remake This.
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Possibly - that stuff happens. My own cross of Warczatoria Heaven's Bank (Pescatoria wallisii x Warczewiczella River's Edge) is highly variable, and I've only seen one worth keeping.

Bil Thoms registered Cattleya velutina x Encyclia cordigera in 1993, and he felt it was so ugly, he named it Ctt. Never Remake This.
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