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Strange orchid flower

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Andre
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Mar7-11, 02:46 PM
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I took this picture at my window sill



This orchid plant normally produces flowers with all white petals, like the flower in the back. However this one is clearly deviating with those green marks.

Is that normal or strange? Anybody who can shed some light on this?
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nismaratwork
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Mar8-11, 01:28 PM
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Hmmmm... could it just be underdeveloped?

Otherwise... anyone have a botanist in their garage?
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Mar8-11, 01:51 PM
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Perhaps it's some sort of mutation and you have come up with a new strain of orchid.You may need to name it.The "pooh bear orchid" has a nice ring to it.

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Mar8-11, 02:30 PM
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Strange orchid flower

Problem is, that it is only this single flower. The other flowers of this plant are just as it should be, white.

Anyway, it can't be a pooh orchid, those are hunny colored
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Mar8-11, 02:32 PM
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Problem is, that it is only this single flower. The other flowers of this plant are just as it should be, white.

Anyway, it can't be a pooh orchid, those are hunny colored
I would have guessed brown...
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Jun18-11, 08:15 AM
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It may be what is called a "sport". You see this in roses...


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