Eleven flowers and eighteen buds on three upright inflorescences, up to 29 cm; flowers alternately arranged; large beige-pink bracts clasping the pedicels; borne on a plant growing in a 10cm plastic pot; bifoliate pseudobulbs up to 8.5cm by4cm wide; leaves lanceolate up to 33cm long by 5 cm wide; sepals and petals creamy white; lip white, overlaid carmel distally; 4 lamella yellow; side lobes white veined caramel, anther cap orange; fragrance of rotten vegetation; substance firm; texture matte.
Chelonistele brevilamellata, award 20095018, has been confirmed to be Coelogyne pachystachya
by SITF (Dec 2011) with assistance of Elisabeth & Jean-Claude
George. You may now process the award.