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).
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