Psychilis-krugii-2017-07-06

Psychilis-krugii-2017-07-06





























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.

Nomenclature:
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: http://www.plantgenera.org/illustration.php?id_illustration=342919&SID=0&mobile=0&code_category_taxon=2&size=1

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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