Masdevallia-robinae-2018-02-13

Masdevallia-robinae-2018-02-13













































Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185307

Award Date: February 09, 2018

Awarded As: Masdevallia robinae

Two attractive, nodding flowers borne on two erect 15 cm long inflorescences emerging from two growths of a ten growth, 15 cm wide by 14 cm tall caespitose plant; lanceolate leaves 1.5 cm wide by 13 cm long are borne atop a 2.5 cm ramicaul; 1.5 cm long dorsal sepal and 2.0 cm long lateral sepals cream white suffused centrally and longitudinally striped yellow, each bearing a single chartreuse caudae up to 4 cm long; petals white; lip white; column white, dark burgundy basally; anther cap white; dark green cylindrical pedicel 1.0 cm long bears a 1.2 cm curved, ribbed, olive green ovary; substance firm; texture crystalline; native to Peru; recognized as a charming, recently described species (2015) whose flowering habit is unusual within the genus; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 15 .5 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 13 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 2.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.3

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: green heavily suffused black

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 15 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: n/a

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: pedicel 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: pedicel 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: curved

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: olive green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ridged

Flower Natural Spread Length: 5.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 5.5 cm (incl caudae)

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.8 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Length: 4.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Width: 0.2

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 5.9 cm (incl caudae)

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.1 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Length: 4.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.9 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): triangular, minutely ridged

Flower > Column Color: white, yellow suffusion

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white, yellow suffusion

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