Mysterious Paph "species" on eBay

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  1. Feb 19, 2014 #1

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    Interesting, I had a nearly dead one which looked one time close, but it had only a few growth.

    maybe a bad treated one???
     
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    It looks like any Brachy that has lost all it's leaves; so, the rhizome has produced a bunch of survival growths that are still very young. If I had an otherwise healthy Brachy and I ripped off all it's leaves, that's what it would look like about 6 months later. A 3 growth division from that plant right now will likely just die. A waste of money, IMO. Plus, it's hardly legal for international sales.
     
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    I'm a little confused by the pics. If the seller hasn't seen it flower, I assume we are rolling the dice if it is even a paph at all.

    anyone else seen this before?
     
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    Did you buy it? :evil:
     
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    I agree... a waste of money...
     
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    Hell no! I already had my bad ebay experience for the week.
     
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    I'll be surprised if anyone buys it.
     
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    Looks like someone has dipped a dying paph rhizome in auxin.
     
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    I am sure some sucker who has never heard of Slippertalk will buy it
     
  11. Feb 20, 2014 #11
    I was about to post this also. I agree, it just looks like a brachy that lots its main growth. I'll post it on the FB paph forum...Guido and Olaf are on there. Olaf is here...what do you think?
     
  12. Feb 20, 2014 #12

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