Bulbophyllum-coloratum-2017-12-28

Bulbophyllum-coloratum-2017-12-28









Judging Center: Northeast Judging Center

Award Number: 20174024

Award Date: December 21, 2017

Awarded As: Bulbophyllum coloratum

One flower and two buds on three inflorescences arising from the base of a 16 cm tall plant grown in a 10 cm tree fern pot; plant caespitose, consisting of 2 cm wide x 3 cm tall ovoid pseudobulbs, each bearing a single 5 cm wide x 13.5 cm long ovoid leaf; sepals white, suffused and striped maroon; petals minute, almost thread-like, central maroon longitudinal stripe; club-shaped lip lemon yellow heavily stippled and suffused dark maroon medially and distally, complete lack of spots at apex of lip creates an attractive and pleasing contrast; substance medium; texture crystalline; awarded as an attractive and previous unrecognized species from a diverse genus of orchids; native to New Guinea ; confirmed by SITF

Purchased from NT Orchids

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 16.5 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 13.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 5 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: ovoid

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: ovoid/egg

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 3 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single flower

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 3 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: .5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 1.5 - 2 mm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 1.5 - 2 mm

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: tinted purple

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.0 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 3.6 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: .3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Petals Length: .7 cm

Flower > Petals Width: .15 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: .5 cm

Flower > Column Length: .4 cm

Flower > Column Width: .1 cm

Flower > Column Color: white

Flower > Anther Cap Color: pale yellow

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