Maxillaria-costaricensis-(85-CHM;-20185107-also,-a-84-pt-CCM)-2019-01-18***Determined to be Maxillaris variabilis (Feb 2019)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185105

Award Date: February 08, 2018

Awarded As: Maxillaria costaricensis (85 CHM; 20185107 also, a 84 pt CCM)

One hundred fifty-eight flowers and 13 buds on 171 inflorescences held within and around the foliage of a 43 cm by 37 cm by 21 cm tall plant grown in tree fern in a 10 cm clay pot; 10-11 cm long lanceolate leaves are borne singly atop an obovate 1 cm diameter by 2.75 cm tall pseudobulb; sepals dark yellow overlayed magenta, dark magenta apically on reverse; petals yellow, reflexed apically; lip yellow, deep magenta basally; column yellow; substance medium; texture matte; plant also received a CCM/AOS (Award Number 20185107); species native to Costa Rica; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 12 - 15 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 10 - 11 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.8 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0.3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 2.75 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 1 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: obovate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.5 - 2 cm

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: green

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 2 - 2.75 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single flowered

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.5 cm (bracts brown)

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: oval-cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ridged

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.8 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.4 cm


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