Judging Center: PRJC
Award Number: 20174949
Award Date: March 30, 2017
Awarded As: Prosthechea campylostalix
Nomenclature: Prosthechea campylostalix (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins, Phytologia 82: 377 (1997 publ. 1998). Homotypic Synonyms: * Epidendrum campylostalix Rchb.f., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 10: 730 (1852). Encyclia campylostalix (Rchb.f.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 17: 45 (1922). Pseudencyclia campylostalix (Rchb.f.) V.P.Castro & Chiron, Richardiana 4: 32 (2003). Pollardia campylostalix (Rchb.f.) Withner & P.A.Harding, Cattleyas & Relatives: Debatable Epidendrums: 220 (2004). * Basionym/Replaced Synonym Notes: • Franco Pupulin, who was present at the judging, made a preliminary determination (pending SITF verification) as to the id of the species. • Award is being referred to SITF per the Handbook. • Per WCSPF Natural Distribution: Central America (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panamá). Description: Eight stellate, cupped flowers and one bud on one 15cm, simple, semi-erect , apical, inflorescence borne on a plant mounted on a tree-log; lanceolate 10cm x 4xm single leaf held on a 4cm x 4cm flattened ovoid, glabrous pseudobulb; sepals and petals cream-green heavily stripped dark chocolate brown; petals narrower than sepals; lip white; column white overlaid cream-green, blotched maroon in linear pattern, three distinct purple blotches around the area whrere the light brown anther cap is; substance firm; texture glistening; per WCSPF natural distribution is Costa Rica, Guatemala and, Panamá; awarded as Prosthechea campylostalix (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins, Phytologia 82: 377 (1997 publ. 1998), preliminary determination made by Franco Pupulin, who was present at the judging, made a preliminary determination (pending SITF verification) as to the id of the species.