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Old 06-23-2018, 08:21 PM
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Default Is Dendrobium x Bulbophyllum possible?

They are in the same tribe, so I was wondering if it is possible to get a cross between Dendrobium and Bulbophyllum.

Has this been attempted before?
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Old 06-23-2018, 09:14 PM
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Is Dendrobium x Bulbophyllum possible? Male

A tribe is, in taxonomy, something localted between the genus and family.
So that you can understand, the family of the mammals has 1258 genera.
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Not possible. There are Dendrobiums that can't be crossed with other Dendrobiums, much less other genera!

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Is Dendrobium x Bulbophyllum possible? Female

Bulbophyllum and Dendrobium aren't even the same tribe. The term "tribe" refers to closely-related genera, some of which will interbreed. So the Cattleya tribe includes Laelia, Sophronitis, Epidendrum, Encyclia, Barkeria, etc. Some of the genera have been lumped into Cattleya since DNA indicates that they are not really separate... a matter of criteria. Other than both being orchids, Bulbophyllum and Dendrobium are not closely related at all. Such a cross would not be even remotely possible.
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