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Orchid Quiz (Advanced level!)

For those of you who liked my last orchid quiz (play it here), here is a second one for all of you advanced growers. Good luck!

  • Which of the following is not a slipper orchid?

    • Paphiopedilum
    • Phragmipedium
    • Cypripedium
    • Lycaste
  • What is a primary hybrid?

    • The resutant plant from a cross between two orchids of different genera
    • The resultant plant from a cross between an orchid and a non-orchid
    • The resultant plant from a cross between two orchids of different species
    • The resultant plant from a cross between two hybrids
  • Which of the following orchids generally likes cool temperatures?

    • Catasetum
    • Masdevallia
    • Vanda
    • Phalaenopsis
  • Which of the following is considered a true blue orchid?

    • Cleisocentron gokusingii
    • Dendrobium victoria-reginae
    • Vanda coerulea
    • Cattleya C.G. Roebling
  • Which of the following does NOT belong to the Cattleya Alliance?

    • Broughtonia
    • Trichopilia
    • Euchile
    • Epidendrum
  • Which of the following is generally required by orchids for seed germination?

    • Seed compost
    • Osmocote or a general purpose fertiliser
    • Mycorrhizal fungi
    • Orchids cannot be germinated from seed
  • Which of the following is NOT a sequential bloomer?

    • Psychopsis
    • Paphiopedilum Pinocchio
    • Paphiopedilum Maudiae
    • Paphiopedilum liemianum
  • Which of the following orchids traps insects to ensure pollination?

    • Angraecum
    • Porroglossum
    • No orchid does this
    • Phalaenopsis
  • Which of the following comes from Papua New Guinea?

    • Stanhopea cirrhata
    • Laelia anceps
    • Dendrobium alexandrae
    • Arachnis breviscapa
  • Which of the following is NOT scented?

    • Oncidium sotoanum
    • Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis
    • Oncidium Sharry Baby
    • Phalaenopsis Baldan’s Kaleidoscope

What do you think?

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