Coelogyne-candoonensis-Irene-CBR-2019-06-29 (1)


Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194319

Award Date: June 15, 2019

Awarded As: Coelogyne candoonensis 'Irene' CBR

Two charming, stellate, cupped flowers and eight buds on seven erect and arched, 10 - 50 cm tall by 0.1 cm wide sequentially blooming terminal inflorescences, on a 27 cm high x 40 cm wide, 33 pseudobulb plant grown in a 15 cm square slated wood basket with sphagnum moss; leaves 8 - 20 CM long x 3-6 cm wide, entire, oblanceolate, green, faint lighter longitudinal striation; dorsal peach, dark peach apically, reflexed; lateral sepals peach, dark peach central line; petals peach, reflexed; lip cream dark peach basally, side lobes cream; column cream peach basally; substance firm; texture matte; species from the Philippines, recognized for rarity in cultivation and educational value; confirmed by SITF

Reference - Jim Cootes - Philippine Native Orchid Species, 2011, pg. 87

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: to 27 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1 to 2

Plant > Leaf Length: to 20.8 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 3 - 6 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: oblanceolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: up to 10 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: up to 4 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: vertically ribbed cone

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: up to 50 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternating, sequential

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 14.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: conical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: tan

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: matte

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.0 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.8 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3 cm


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