Phaius-mishmensis-Timbucktoo-CBR-2021-12-24***SITF determined this plant to be Calanthe mishmensis (Sep 2022);
Photo in the IOSPE is almost an exact match to this in both the plant habit and flower morphology; the line drawing and photo in the SOF supports this finding as well; the Genus Phaius has now been sunk into synonymy with Calanthe and the WCSPF considers this as Calanthe mishmensis.***

Judging Center: Great Plains Judging Center

Award Number: 20213611

Award Date: December 18, 2021

Awarded As: Phaius mishmensis 'Timbucktoo' CBR

Three very cupped flowers and seven buds on one laxly flowered inflorescense of 47cm; plant is one active fleshy, narrowly fusiform-cylindric psuedobulb enveloped by basal sheaths and carrying 6 apical, plicate, alternate, elliptic-lanceolate leaves up to 6cm wide by and36 cm long; sepal and petals light pink. sepals oblong, acute, petals oblong, rounded, margins slightly undulant; lip tri-lobed, white, spotted pink internally, medial callus white and finely hirsute, spur yellow 1.8 cm long; column white, pale pink wings, anther cap white; ovary green, ridged glabrous 0.4cm in diameter by 3.8 cm in length; substance light, texture matte. Species widespread in India, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. ID by SITF_________________

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 47cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 3.8

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.4

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ridged, glabrous

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.8

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.1

Flower > Petals Length: 3.6

Flower > Petals Width: 0.6

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 3.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.2

Flower > Column Color: white, pale pink wings

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white



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