Judging Center: PRJC

Award Number: 20174962

Award Date: April 09, 2017

Awarded As: Psychilis krugii

Description: Three flowers and three buds on one 87cm, sequentially blooming inflorescence born on a 40cm high (without inflorescence) by 30cm wide plant mounted on a tree-fern plaque; sepals and petals mustard-yellow spotted maroon distally; lip white lightly blushed pink distally, faint pink stripes on midlobe; side lobes overlaid mustard-yellow, striped maroon; column white blushed pink; anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline; per WCSPF endemic to SW Puerto Rico; commended as a nice color variation of the species; awarded as Psychilis krugii (Bello) Sauleda, Phytologia 65: 17 (1988), pending verification by SITF.

Plant collected in nature. Endemic to SW Puerto Rico

Enclosed screen shot image of measurements and Scan of taxonomic key to the genus.

Psychilis krugii (Bello) Sauleda, Phytologia 65: 17 (1988).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Epidendrum krugii Bello, Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 12: 117 (1883).
Encyclia krugii (Bello) Britton & P.Wilson, Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Islands 6: 532 (1930).

Link to the illustrations in the Britton & Wilson Publication:

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 37 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 2

Plant > Leaf Length: 25cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: serrated

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolated

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 11cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: oblong (shape)

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1cm

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 87cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: branching

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 86cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 86cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.5cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: oblong

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: maroon


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