- Nov 26, 2014
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- Gloucester, England
the spoted just inside the pouch which the same as thianum. It should be leuco since the pouch had no dots outsidevery nice flower !
I keep them with 70% shade, but in Thailand .Not so much water needed as others, still trying clay and plastic pots.
I am still not sure about the difference between P. godefroyae and leucochilum. Here are small spots on the labellum , too.View attachment 15805 View attachment 15806
thanks Jens - really helpful - so much to learn.P. Cribb considers P. leucochilum to be conspecific with P. godefroyae - he convincingly argues his case, that no one has ever succeeded in establishing leucochilum neither as an independent, clearly described species, that stands clear apart from the typical form, nor as a legit variety.
To a certain point it might make some sense to consider plants with flowers with no outward spotting on the lip (slipper) as a specific colour form of godefroyae - that would at the moment, though, only carry the following horticultural designation: P. godefroyae fma. leucochillum (Hort.). In a narrower botanical sense such plants would only carry the designation of the typical form: P. godefroyae.
Kind regards, Jens