Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185002

Award Date: January 20, 2018

Awarded As: Calanthe rubens fma. album

Purchased from Andy's Orchids

Nineteen concolor white flowers, senescing to light peach, circumferentially arranged on three staked 45 cm to 65 cm inflorescences arising from the base of a plant consisting of five leafless, hourglass-shaped pseudobulbs, plant growing in an 18cm slashed ceramic orchid pot; dorsal sepal oblong-ovate, lateral sepals hirsute, reflexing toward the hirsute pedicel; petals oblong-ovate; lip trilobed extending backward into a narrow, hirsute nectary; substance light; texture matte; native to Thailand and Malaysia

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 45 to 65 cm (plant leafless when flowering - leaves plicate)

Plant > Leaf Shape: ovate to lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 7 - 8 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 3 - 4.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: ribbed - 7 - 9 ribs; top portion comes off and roots to become new plant

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: contiguous

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: not visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 45 - 65 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternate, circumferential

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 29 - 30 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1.5 - 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.5 cm; very hirsute pedicel; green

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.5 cm; very hirsute pedicel; green

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 3.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 - 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cone/cylinder

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: dark greem

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: matte

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.8 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 2.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): hirsute; light green 1.1 cm long x 0.5 cm wide spur

Flower > Column Length: 0.4 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Column Color: white

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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