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Coelogyne-calcicola-2022-05-15

Posted on May 15, 2022

Coelogyne calcicola Kerr, J. Siam Soc., Nat. Hist. Suppl. 9: 233 (1933). This name is accepted. Thirty-eight cupped flowers and 11 buds on six inflorescences to 12.5cm; floral bract 1.9cm wide x...

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Platanthera-chlorantha-2022-05-15

Posted on May 15, 2022

Seventeen flowers and four buds on one sturdy upright inflorescence to 28 cm; two basal leaves beginning to senesce, 3.2cm wide, 5.2 cm long, ovate margins entire, basal floral bract 3.5cm long, bract...

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Anacamptis-sancta-2022-05-15

Posted on May 15, 2022

Twenty-three flowers on one stiff, upright 35.0-cm inflorescence; plant tuberous geophyte, leaves lanceolate, irregularly variegated 1.5 cm wide by 7.5 cm long, margins entire, basal floral bracts 0.2...

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Encyclia-seelligera-2022-05-08

Posted on May 8, 2022

The exhibitor says he got it from a private collection in Southern California; he believes the plant came from Mexico. CSNJC decided to send this to SITF to verify the ID, as so many Encyclia species...

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Pleione-limprichtii-2022-05-04

Posted on May 4, 2022

This plant was awarded an AM by the California-Sierra Nevada judging center as Pleione limprichtii, being that there is only one prior award. I asked Ron's advice before processing it and he does not...

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