Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185305

Award Date: January 01, 0001

Awarded As: Cyrtochilum sharoniae

Twelve flowers and 25 buds borne on one vining, paniculate 170 cm staked inflorescence, many flowers and buds in groups of two to four on short lateral branches up to 4.5 cm in length; six growths plant 23 cm wide x 20 cm tall growing in a sphagnum moss mix in a 12 cm clay pot, the most mature growth consists of a 2 cm wide x 6 cm tall ovate pseudobulb sheathed by two oblong leaves and bear a single oblong, cuspidate leaf 4 cm wide by 13 cm long; sepals cream yellow heavily barred and overlaid burgundy proximal two-thirds; petals burgundy tippled cream yellow; triangular lip burgundy, inferior tip cream yellow, central crest and calli cream yellow stippled pale burgundy; colum light rose, burgundy distally; anther cap yellow striped light burgundy; substance firm; texture waxy; recognized as a novel, newly described (2007) species within the genus Cyrtochilum whose flowers, although diminutive, are nicely colored and well-proportioned; native to Peru; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 20 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 13 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 4 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: oblong, cuspidate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 6 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth; two sheathing leaves

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: caespitose

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: not visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 170 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: panicle

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 65 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 4 - 6 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green, slight burgundy suffusion

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: grooved

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): crest has multiple protuberances/calli

Flower > Column Length: 0.4 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.2

Flower > Column Color: light rose, burgundy distally

Flower > Anther Cap Color: yellow, light burgundy stripes


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