Coelogyne-cuprea-ssp-cuprea-Irene-CHM/AOS-2019-10-12

Coelogyne-cuprea-ssp-cuprea-Irene-CHM/AOS-2019-10-12, based on the form of the pseudobulbs, flower size and lip characteristics, this has been determined to be Coelogyne sudora (Nov 2019)***





























































Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194338

Award Date: September 21, 2019

Awarded As: Coelogyne cuprea ssp. cuprea 'Irene' CHM/AOS

Three flowers and three buds on three inflorescences borne on the apices of three near-mature pseudobulbs of a 22 cm tall plant grown in a 20 cm basket; sepal and petals ochre-green, petals nearly filamentous; lip lighter ochre-green marked chestnut at the apex, white markings centrally, rust-orange suffusion distal central portion, side lobes striped and marked chestnut; recognized as a charming compact member of the genus; native to Borneo; confirmed by SITF

Purchased from Andy's Orchids - Plant does not match Coelogyne cuprea in shape and flower as presented in J. B. Cootes 'Orchids of Sumatra' 2001 p. 335; also consulted Dudley Clayton 'the Genus Coelogyne' 2002 pp. 102 - 105

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 22 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 18.6 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth/entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 4.2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 1.3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth; elongated oval shape

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 13.6 cm; inflorescence borne atop pseudobulb of near mature bifoliate growth still bearing pseudobulb bracts

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternate

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 7.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 2.0 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 3.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: wiry/conical/grooves longitidunally

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 5.8 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 6.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 5.7 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.4 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 3.4 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 2.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 2 keels, glossy central texture distally

Flower > Column Length: 2.4 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.4 cn

Flower > Column Color: ochre green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: light green

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