Holcoglossum-phongii-Charmer-2020-03-19***Confirmed as Holcoglossum phongii (May 2020);  matches the description as Aerides phongii in Turczaninowia 17 (1): 6-9 (2014), "A New Species from Southern Vietnam", L. K. V.  Averyanov, et.al.; also matches photos of H. phongii in orchidroots.com;***                

Judging Center: Chicago

Award Number: 20202582

Award Date: March 07, 2020

Awarded As: Holcoglossum phongii 'Charmer'

Purchased from Orchids by Hausermann; per KEW, country of origin is Vietnam; first published in Orchidee (Hamburg) 2(1)E: 6 (2016); Holcoglossum phongii f. album was subsequently described in Orchidee (Hamburg) 4(13)E: 89 (2018), and was assigned by KEW as a synonym.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 22.5 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5

Plant > Leaf Length: 12 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.4 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: terete

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: n/a

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: n/a

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: n/a

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: pictured (see #8)

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 4.2 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: basal

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 1.8 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.3 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: cream

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.8 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.7 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.0 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): lip trilobed, saccate; side lobes radially spotted magenta; midlobe finely verrucose, magenta keel centrally

Flower > Column Length: 1.2 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Column Color: pale green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream



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