Paph. hybrid ID help.

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  1. Dec 4, 2019 #1

    P.K.Hansen

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    I just bought this cute Little hybrid, sadly without a name.
    The henryanum part is clear, but what else?
    It looks a lot like my Wössner Mini Stars, but the spotting is much stronger on this one.
    Any ideas?

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    Here's a Wössner Mini Star

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    Looks like there may be some gratrixianum in it, given that dorsal sepal.
     
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    I agree.
     
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    A tricky question...taking the shape of the petals into consideration, it's clearly not plain x vietenryanum (henryanum x gratrixianum)...hmmm, I wonder, whether we have entered the nebulous territory of complex hybridization...could it somehow be the product of crossing Wössner Mini Star with gratrixianum...or something along that line?
     
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    Doll's Kobold has crossed my mind too, but it apparently completely lacks the pinkish hue in the dorsal that seems to be present in all the pictures i've seen.
     
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    The shape of the dorsal doesn't quite add up to charlesworthii-influence as it clearly does in the photos/links posted by Tyrone.
     
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    Looks a lot like Paphiopedilum Little By Little (Dolls Kobold x Tyke)
     
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    Sorry I was looking at the picture Tyrone posted. P.K.’s photo is a tough one. I’ve seen straight henryanum with the same type of dorsal including color and spots. The pouch is more of a charlesworthii pouch... thinner at the bottom. The petal attachment is more like charlesworthii also. I have a few New Vietenryanum (henryanum x gratrixianum) but the color is way different. I guess gratrixianum could be in the background though. 90BA46E3-7C8A-47EF-870F-145E3CE0CDED.jpeg 02968C0D-7A34-41A9-B543-756CE0D113D3.jpeg
     
  10. Dec 11, 2019 at 5:08 PM #10

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    A complex hybrid. Ask the vendor.
     

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