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Author Topic: Pleione sp. titan bulb?  (Read 2934 times)

yijiawang

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Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« on: December 22, 2008, 06:27:17 PM »
I never seen so huge bulb of pleione.....who may tell me what species it is? I compare it with 2 Pleione forrestii.thx

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Re: Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 07:46:20 AM »
I think it could be forrestii x grandiflora (wild collected in China)
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Re: Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 01:09:55 PM »
So could it be
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Re: Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2008, 04:54:56 PM »
They could just be Pln. forrestii as I've got some bulbs this big in my collection.

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Re: Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2008, 05:10:53 PM »
They could just be Pln. forrestii as I've got some bulbs this big in my collection.

David

Many years ago, when we spent a year feeding our pleiones generously, we got Pleione forrestii bulbs as big as these... even bigger, some were like apples!  No flowers though, from the giants, just BIG leaves, untill we starved them back to size!!  :-[ :-X
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Re: Pleione sp. titan bulb?
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2008, 08:58:15 PM »
Hi
Two more possibilities are x Barbarae and Aurita which also, often reach this size.

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