Specklinia kennedyi

Specklinia kennedyi
















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2011 4540
Specklinia kennedyi ‘Lina’




PROVISIONAL PENDING IDENTIFICATION



















Width
Length
Natural Spread
0.25
0.45
Dorsal Sepal
0.15
0.6
Petals
0.15
0.5
Lateral Sepals
0.05
0.15
Lip
-
-










Four miniscule flowers and six buds on 8 inflorescences on a charming 4 cm wide by 3 cm high plant growing in an enclosed glass flask, clustered growth of 18 obovate sub acute up to 4 cm leaves; sepals and petals yellow marked purple along veins tips thickened orange, margins fimbriated; lip purple tri-lobed, mid-lobe warty; column light green, anther cap whitish; substance difficult to determine; texture warty.












Exhibitor :
Marie-Odile Benoit-Biancamano
2560 rue Marnier
Longueuil (Qc) J4L 2N8 marie@dc-tax.com




Species Identification Task Force - Information Form












Judging Center:
Montréal
Award Number:
2011-4540
Date:
May 21 2011












Awarded as:
Specklinia kennedyi
















All measurements in centimeters only.










NOTE: LENGTH GIVEN FIRST AS PER STANDARD BOTANICAL PROTOCOL.










Plant













Overall length of growth/cane:
4.0cm
Leaf
number of leaves per growth or cane:
1
length:
4.0 cm
width:
0.4 cm
margin:
Entire
shape:
Obovate, apex subacute
petiole length (apex to pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper):
1.5 cm
Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul
length:
-
diameter:
-
shape:
-
distance between growths along rhizome
Caespitose
root tip color if visible:
White










Inflorescence












overall length:
5.0 cm
arrangement:
Few flowered raceme
distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch:
4.5cm
distance between flowers along inflorescence:
1.0 cm
distance from inflorescence to base of sepals (on an individual flower), OR, if possible, distance from inflorescence to ovary (pedicel):
1.2 cm
Floral bracts
length:
-
width:
-
Ovary
length:
Not distinct (2mm)
width:
0.5mm
shape:
-
color:
Green
texture:
-






Species Identification Task Force - Information Form












Judging Center:
Montréal
Award Number:
2011-4540
Date:
May 21 2011












Awarded as:
Specklinia kennedyi
















Flower (include caudae length in individual segment measurements if present)














Natural Spread
length:
4.5mm
width:
2.5mm
Dorsal sepal
length:
6.0mm
width:
1.5mm
Cauda
length:
-
width:
-
Lateral sepals
length:
5.0mm
width:
1.5mm
Cauda
length:
-
width:
-
Petals
length:
1.5mm
width:
0.5mm
Cauda
length:
-
width:
-
Lip
length
-
width:
0.5mm
characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.):


Column
length:
-
width:
-
color:


Anther cap
color:
Whiteish
















Vendor and origin of plant, if known:






J & L Orchids - Peru
















General comments or significant features not covered above:






Be careful: flower length and width are in millimeter (mm).


First and this page filled out by Gail Schwartz, Doris Jensen and Mario Ferrusi.












Reference material consulted:






Icones pleurothallidinarum XXVIII, page 108 under Muscarella kennedyi. In World checklist of species, accepted name is Specklinia kennedyi








Specklinia kennedyi (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase, Lindleyana 16: 258 (2001).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Peru (San Martin)


Judging Center:
Montréal
Award Number:
2011-4540


Specklinia kennedyi, award 20114540 has been confirmed to be Specklinia kennedyi by SITF (July 2011). 

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