NoID Paph Possibly Rothschildianum

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JB_Orchidguy

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I recieved this plant as a gift to practice Paph culture with. I received it about 2+ years ago. Well she finally bloomed for me. I have asked on another forum and they think it is Rothschildianum. I thought it looked like that from the beginning, but I also thought to myself. No one would GIVE me a roth to practice with. So I am trying to confirm the ID as it came to me as a NoID plant.
















 
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I like your friend....tell her I'm a newbie who has never grown a paph before...and I really want to get started .... just tell her that. Now I know what they mean when they say "ignorance is bliss"! Man did you luck out! Take care, Eric
 

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pure roth. BTW Great job!! what do you win for such great practice, sanderianum??? Welcome to the forum..stick a round:clap:
 
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Slipperking I wish it did mean I got a sanderianum. I am seriously thinking about buying one of those when I get back from MN. Definitely when I get the tax rebate check LOL. Sanderianum has to be my favorite. Followed closely by Roth.

Hello Kentuckiense. Yes I had to ask in multiple places to get as many opinions as i could on it. I am rather proud of myself LOL. I really think it was the temp drop in the GH that caused the plant to bloom. It got down to 45 a couple nights in the GH. Yes it was to the detriment of a couple other plants, but nothing too major. everything survived. I had a couple cold night before I could get the second layer of plastic up and so the heaters could not keep up.
 

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I think your friend should give you more plants to experiment on since you did so well with this one.
 

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I'll send you my address and forward it to your friend!! Welcome to the forum. Nice roth.


Ramon:)
 
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Thanks Everyone.

I know everyone is dying to know who sent me this plant. The sad thing is I can't remember. So unless they speak up on my other board I haven't a clue. All I remember is he posted a thread that said he was cleaning out his NoID plants and was wanting to give some practice plants to newbies with paphs. I spoke up and he sent me 2 plants for the price of shipping. Now for the life of me I cannot remember who sent them to me.
 
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Very nice color. Smooth, round, shiny petiole and staminol? roths. usually more angular and striped. It look more like (William Amber [roths. X wilhemianae] X roths.)
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Very nice color. Smooth, round, shiny petiole and staminol? roths. usually more angular and striped. It look more like (William Amber [roths. X wilhemianae] X roths.)
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Yes, like you, I'm not sure it's rothschildianum but I'm not an expert.

What's the size of flower?
 
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JB_Orchidguy

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From side to side without distorting the flowers any it measures just shy of 6 inches across.

The plant looks shiny because of the flash. I don't have a very good place to take a good color picture.

Now the roundness you can see and I don't know myself. That is why I asked. Although everyone says that once you cross roth with something the staminol changes so I dunno.
 

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