Epidendrum moronense

Epidendrum moronense

Award description:

Nineteen nonresupinate flowers and 5 buds on 8 inflorescences; plant 14 cm x 12cm on a treefern plaque; leaves lanceolate with dark mid-rib, up to 9cm x 1.6 cm; flower sepals tan-chartreuse; petals cream, thread like; lip cream, fimbriated; column apple-green with lighter tip; country of origin Ecuador.

A reference listed on the SITF form was Dodson's Native Ecuadorian Orchids.


Species Identification Task Force - Information Form

<>Judging Center:Toronto
Award Number:20088056

Date:6 Sept 08

Awarded as:Epidendrum moronense

ALL MEASUREMENTS IN CENTIMETERS ONLY. Tab between fields.

In addition to the flower measurements as indicated on the Award Form, please also record these:

<>Leaf:
length to 9

width .6

shape lanceolate

margin entire

Leaf petiole:
length n/a
Size of growth; (pseudobulb/ramicaul/stem):

length to 3

width/diameter to .3

shape flattened, elliptical

Distance between growths: 0

Rhizome:

diameter ?????

distance between nodes ?????

Root and root tip color if visible: white, fresh tips green

Quality of roots if visible:
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fine
medium coarse
diameter if possible .2

Inflorescence:

length 2.5

diameter ?????

arrangement densely racemose

peduncle:

length hidden, very short

color ?????

shape ?????

Sterile bracts:

number none

length ?????

width ?????

color ?????

Pedicel:

length 1.5

color tan-green

texture mate
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Distance between pedicels: 0.03

If you cannot separate the ovary and pedicel, then measure them together.

Floral bracts:

length 0.15

width 0.1
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color green
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Flower:

Natural Spread:

length 2
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width 1.9

Dorsal sepal:

length 1

width .3

Lateral sepals or synsepal:

length 1

width .3

Caudae length:

dorsal ?????

lateral ?????

petal ?????

Petals:

length .9

width .05

Lip or pouch:

length .5

width .6

Ovary:

length with pedicel
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width ?????

shape ?????
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color ?????

texture ?????


Dear Peter Poot,

Epidendrum moronense Award # 20088056 has been confirmed to be Epidendrum moronense by SITF (Dec 2008).
You can now process the award.

Patricia Harding, chair SITF

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