Coelogyne-calcicola-2022-05-15

Coelogyne-calcicola-2022-05-15***Confirmed as Coelogyne calcicola (May 2022); based on hysteranthus habit with bare peduncle and densely imbricate bracts at the base of the rachis; has two fimbriate keels and fimbriate midlobe margins except at the extreme tip; keys to C. calcicola and matches photo in Clayton's "Genus Coelogyne - A Synopsis".***





















Judging Center: Atlanta

Award Number: 20222070

Award Date: May 14, 2022

Awarded As: Coelogyne calcicola

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 3.5cm long; plant 134cm wide x 52cm tall, well-grown in 35-cm plastic
container of bark mix; leaves dark green, lanceolate, 38cm long x 4.5cm wide;
pseudobulbs 11cm tall x 3.5cm wide, bifoliate; sepals and petals cream; lip white,
margins heavily fimbriate, keels yellow proximally, rust distally, hirsute, midlobe yellow,
blotched centrally; column white, anther cap tan; substance soft; texture crystalline;
country of origin China and southeast Asia; taxonomically identified by Kerr (1933);
awarded for rarity in cultivation and educational value.
Plant acquired from Hengduan Mountains Biotech.

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 2

Plant > Leaf Length: 38

Plant > Leaf Width: 4.5

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 3.5

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 3-4

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 12.5

Inflorescence > Arrangement: cluster, crowded

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 3.5

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 1.9

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 2

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: arched

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: cream

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: glabrous

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2

Flower Natural Spread Width: 6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.9

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.8

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.5

Flower > Petals Length: 3.0

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 3.6

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 2 hirsute keels

Flower > Column Length: 1.4

Flower > Column Width: 0.7

Flower > Column Color: cream

Flower > Anther Cap Color: tan

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