Clowesia thylaciochila confirmed to be Clowesia dodsoniana

Clowesia thylaciochila confirmed to be Clowesia dodsoniana






Clowesia thylaciochila 'Jardin Botanique de Montreal; CHM 81 Award # 20074355


ns 3.0 x 4.9


ds 3.0 x 0.9


ptl 3.0 x 1.6


ls 3.3 x 0.9


lip 4.0 x 2.4




An 85 cm wide x 80 cm tall immaculate plant growing in a 25cm clay pot bearing 15 mature leafless ovate conical pseudobulbs up to 15cm x 5cm, 3 of which with with 10 7 leaved new growths and 6 inflorescences with 52 flowers of varying maturity and one immature with 18 buds; flowers translucent light green with darker green venation; saccate lip with lime green 3 ridged callus; winged column lime green; anther cap yellow; substance good; texture matte. Reference Selbyana Vol 1 No 2 p. 133.






Verfied as Clowesia dodsoniana by the SITF with the assistance of George Carr.




Dear Peter Poot,

Your center is the recipient of the second award confirmation by the Species Identification Task Force. Jay was kind enough to post two of your unresolved awards so that we could practice and work out the bugs. We still have bugs, but we now have two results.



Clowesia thylaciochila 'Jardin Botanique de Montreal; CHM 81 Award # 20074355 has been confirmed to be Clowesia dodsoniana by SITF (July 2008) with assistance by George Carr.

It is now your center’s job to decide how you want to handle this information. There already is a CHM for this species in AQ.

Please feel free to ask questions of me or Jay or anyone on the Task Force.



Patricia Harding







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