Paphiopedilum-xhermannii-2018-09-23***Confirmed as Paphiopedilum xhermannii (Oct 2018)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185023

Award Date: September 15, 2018

Awarded As: Paphiopedilum xhermannii

One full flower on one 26 cm arched inflorescence on a 3 mature growth 30 cm wide plant in a 15 cm pot; hooded dorsal sepal spring green, suffused and veined maroon centrally, margins undulate, proximal half strongly reflexed; synsepal light spring green faintly striped maroon; petals light spring green suffused and veined mahogany, deeper color at midrib, lighter towards heavily undulate margins, mahogany cilia proximally; pouch mauve veined deeper mauve, margins cream, mahogany cilia proximally; staminode cream yellow, dark yellow centrally ; substance waxy; texture glossy; natural hybrid native to North Vietnam; awarded both a CHM and an HCC; plant obtained from Big Leaf orchids (Peter Lin)

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 15 cn

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 3

Plant > Leaf Length: 20 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.8 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 1.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.0 cm naximum

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: non-visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 26

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single-flowered

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 19 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 6.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 6.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 2.8 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.8 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 5.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical, ribbed longitudinally

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: maroon-mahogany

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: horsute

Flower Natural Spread Length: 7.3 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 6.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.1 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 3.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.6 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 4.8 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 1.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 4.4 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 2.3 cm

Flower > Column Length: Staminode 1.3 cm x 1.3 cm

Flower > Column Color: Cream yellow, bright yellow centrally


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