Paphiopedilum white knight tribe

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Guldal

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Very nice flowers, Philippe (If I remember right?).

To quibble with just one minor detail: might the flower of the first plant, that you describe as white and green (albovirens), not more precisely be seen as white and yellow/golden (alboflavum/alboaureum)
 

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Beautiful, don't usually see many complexes on here. Thanks for sharing!
 

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Very nice flowers, Philippe (If I remember right?).

To quibble with just one minor detail: might the flower of the first plant, that you describe as white and green (albovirens), not more precisely be seen as white and yellow/golden (alboflavum/alboaureum)
The first flower would be entered in the green/yellow class in show judging because the yellow has a green olive cast. The class yellow would be bright yellow or armeniacum yellow. The second flower would enter in the white complex class, eventhough there is light yellow in center and dark freckles.

Thanks for posting the siblings side by side for comparison. It is interesting to see that most white breeding produces yellow green sibs, showing how hard it is to get a pure white flower in this line of breeding. That's why good white complexes are much more expensive than the greens.
 

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