Peristylus-parishii-2023-05-15 *SITF confirms this plant as Peristylus parishii (May 2023).

Confirmation based on the tri-lobed lip and horizontally held tubular-like petals; excellent match to the photo on the IOSPE, the photos in and to the illustration in Lucksom's 2007 " The Orchids of Sikkim and NE Himalaya". This plant matches the flower size and number of flowers per inflorescence for P. parishii.

Judging Center: Atlanta

Award Number: 20232080

Award Date: May 13, 2023

Awarded As: Peristylus parishii

Peristylus parishii Rchb.f.
First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 139 (1874)
This species is accepted by Kew on POWO
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. This plant imported from Thailand.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: proteranthous-like

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 7 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.8

Plant > Leaf Shape: ovate-elliptic, acute

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 19 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: erect

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 1.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: round in cross section

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light chartreuse

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: glabrous

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.6 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.6 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.7 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.6 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1 cm

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

Flower > Column Length: minute


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