Quite not, that's glaucophyllum x primulinum, better known as Pinocchio, selfed a couple of time... like most primulinums around. Even many plants coming from Indonesia are in fact Pinnochio linebred. Primulinum is very rare in the wild, in fact, there are no sure primulinum coming from the wild for the last 10-15 years.that's a chamberlainianum var. primulinum
glaucophyllum album and moquetteanum are fakes.Paphiopedilum chamberlainianum forma primulinum var. falvum FOWLIE , Orchid Digest 37:104; 1973
Genus Paphiopedilum Albino Forms - Olaf Gruss - page 153
Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum var. moquetteanum forma flavoviride
Yes, the primulinum plants and even flower shape originally looked very similar to the purpurascens, apart from the uniform green color. I ll try to dig up a picture of a real primulinum in the coming days, but so far I have seen real ones only very few times, and always very old plants - including one of the original ones that was still alive at Marcel Lecoufle place, used to make the first Pinnochio. Narrow very dark green a bit rough leaves...Okay, a challenge then... Who has pix of REAL primulinum flowers and leaves. I can see where Xavier is coming from since prim fma purpurascens does have narrow, thick leaves, but EVERY prim (flavum) I've ever seen is like this. Seems the market is overrun with Pinocchios. Who's lying now little wooden boy?
IMO... The one you show, Bob, is a Pinocchio that I think was actually made with moquettianum (ex. glaucophyllum var. moquettianum). I'm guessing this because of the general shape and more so, the dorsal sepal. This is now considered Paph. Cloud's Prime Crystal (moquettianum X primulinum) since the RHS has since teased out moquettianum from glaucophyllum. Whether it's a true Pinocchio (glaucophyllum X primulinum) or a Cloud's Prime Crystal, you can potentially get albino plants. Primulinum seems to be pretty strong for passing on albinism. Maybe Robert Q can give us the stats on exactly how strong. Or Dot's suggestion that a prim pur was used could also be true to give colored progeny.I'm a little confused. Truthfully, a few weeks ago I purchased a group of paphs. In that group where 2 that were labeled as pinocchio. One bloomed out like this:
This is what I had expected. Then the other one bloomed out like the one we are all discussing here. Truthfully, I thought it was mislabeled and replaced the label with primulinum var. flavin.
How could they both be pinocchio's and look so differently?