P villosums; what's everybodies opinons?

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Jun 9, 2006
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Leiper's Fork, TN
They're the more 'typical' villosums we see over here. I comparison to the first two, these lack the "spicerianum" crimson stripe up the centre of the dorsal.
This why I think / thought the first two were "Lathamianum". That stripe is unique in spicerianum hybrids and comes through in flowers far removed from the species. Unless someone can indicate what other Paph emparts that crimson stripe, I accept the previous posts with my own opinion. the pouch color I accept as variable, that is common.

I'll have to see if I can get the Averyanov article scanned for you so you can see that the "crimson stripe" is within the normal variation of dorsal coloration for villosum varieties.

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