New candidate for this month is a Encyleyvola Hunabu Fashion (Brassocattleya Binosa x Encyclia tampensis (Alba)).
Encyleyvola Hunabu Fashion was originated and registered by Huan Bui Orchs. in 1986. Brassocattleya Binosa is the cross between Brassavola nodosa and Cattleya bicolor. This cross has only 3 species in the background: Cattleya bicolor, Brassavola nodosa and Encyclia tampensis. Although WCSP Kew recognized only Encyclia tampensis Lindl. 1913, alba form has been used in this particular cross.
There are 2 AOS awards for this cross, both of them in 2017 (AM and HCC).
There are 16 AOS awards for Brassocattleya Binosa, latest award on August 2009 for cultivar 'Claire' AM/AOS.
There are 33 AOS awards for Encyclia tampensis. The most recent award was for Encyclia tampensis (Alba) in June 2021, cultivar 'Fajen's Orchids' HCC/AOS 79 pts. You can find 12 AOS awards in OrchidPro on Encyclia tampensis (Alba).
The candidate plant has 65 flowers and 55 buds on 12 unstaked inflorescences up to 25 cm in height (some of them branched). Plant is 60 cm wide and 90 cm in height and growing on a stick.
NS H - 7.3 cm; NS V - 7.3 cm;
Dorsal Sep. W - 1.0 cm; Dorsal Sep. L - 4.4 cm;
Petal W - 0.9 cm; Petals L - 4.0 cm;
Lat/Sepal W - 0.9 cm; Lat/Sepal L - 3.9 cm;
Lip/Pouch W - 2.0 cm; Lip/Pouch L - 3.5 cm.