Maxillaria-costaricensis-TOFs-Aibonito-CBR-2019-01-20***Determined to be Maxillaria variabilis var. unipunctata, based on the dark yellow flowers with a large intensely dark purple field on the lower half of the lip including the usually darker more glossy callus (April 2019)***

Judging Center: Chicago

Award Number: 20191558

Award Date: January 12, 2019

Awarded As: Maxillaria costaricensis 'TOF's Aibonito' CBR

Plant was imported by Jeff Parket/Kathy Klet from Tropical Orchid Farm (TOF) under the name costaricensis from material brought from Panama - have emails on communications to prove this (Steve Gonzalez). original tag spelled out a TD-385 (TD stands for divisions at TOF, a TOF is for seed reproduced material).

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 17 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 13.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.8 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0.1 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 3.8 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.6-0.7 cm

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: greenish brown

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: one to three per leaf axil

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: arising from the same base so 0 to 0.1 cm apart

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.2 cm sheath

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: mostly straight larger at bas petals and sepals

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: matte

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.6

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.8

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Petals Length: 0.3

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.6

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.4

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): smooth, straight, slight 'toungr coloed burgundy in the middle, slightly lifting upwards on both sides

Flower > Column Length: 0.7

Flower > Column Width: 0.4

Flower > Column Color: mostly green to crean yellow distal outer tip (towards anther cap)

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream with slight burgundy tinge


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