Judging Center: FNC - Tampa
Award Number: 20172306
Award Date: August 23, 2017
Awarded As: Bulbophyllum stockeri
At the Florida North Central Judging Center, Tampa judging on August 23, 2017, the following award was Provisionally granted and needs species identification:
2017 2306 Bulb. stockeri ‘Peter’ CHM 83
Owner: Natalia Simkins
One well-formed, non-resupinate flower and one bud on two 3.2cm green inflorescences; plant 15.0 cm long; grown in an 11cm bulb pot filled with sphagnum moss, central PVC pipe wrapped in coconut husk fiber; leaves 3.5cm x 6.1cm, elliptical, rugose; rhizome creeping, 1.8cm long, pilose; flowers full-shaped, base color chartreuse, heavily spotted and tessellated oxblood, basally and apically coalesced; dorsal sepal lanceolate, hooded; lateral sepals broadly lanceolate, proximal inferior margin has apparent chartreuse blush; petals acute, lanceolate, held slightly forward; lip articulate, tongue shaped, red-brown; column chartreuse, striated oxblood, anther cap black; substance firm, texture waxy; native to Papua New Guinea, has breeding potential.
Note supplied with plant: Plant was purchased in Jan 2014, as Bulb. tortum, red, Papua New Guinea, Ron McHatton saw pictures and suggested the name of Bulb. stockeri.
Natural spread 3.0 horiz., 2.0 vert.
Dorsal sepal 0.7 horiz., 1.8 vert.
Petal: 0.6 horiz., 1.5 vert.
Lateral Sepal: 1.0 horiz., 1.6 vert.
Lip: 0.3 horiz., 0.5 vert.
Photos are attached
Please let me know if you need any other information for your determination.
Bulbophyllum stockeri J.J.Verm., Nordic J. Bot. 26: 193 (2008).
This name is accepted.
Distribution: Papua New Guinea