Paph. parishii var. dianthum album

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DrLeslieEe

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Lovely blooms.

It's early for dianthum season. Well done.

I would cut off soon to let plant grow since its only one growth with 4 leaves. The flowers last a long time but will suck all the plant's energy.
 

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Spectacular. Congrats.

Mine only had one flower last Spring and did not flower this year. I will enjoy looking at your photos in its place.

Is it considered P. dianthum or is it now considered P. parishii var. dianthum?
 

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Spectacular. Congrats.

Mine only had one flower last Spring and did not flower this year. I will enjoy looking at your photos in its place.

Is it considered P. dianthum or is it now considered P. parishii var. dianthum?
That is what the tag said...
 

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I like these limegreen flowers very much. 👌 But the plant is tiny to carry these two beauties.

......Is it considered P. dianthum or is it now considered P. parishii var. dianthum?
I looked up 3 sources and all 3 list Paph. dianthum as a true species. First Olaf Gruss in his new book at page 405 and the album form on page 413.
Second KEWScience and last but not least The Plant List.
 

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Good job Guru! Thanks. I agree it is a smallish plant and it surprised me when it sent up a spike...then came two flowers.image.jpg
 

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