Stelis-megaloglossa-2018-02-01***Determined to be Stelis glossulicles (Oct 2018)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185302

Award Date: January 26, 2018

Awarded As: Stelis megaloglossa

Approximately 560 flowers and 240 buds arranged in a secund manner on 21 upright inflorescences up to 18 cm in length and one developing inflorescence borne on a well-grown, caespitose 40 growth plant in an 8 cm diameter round clay pot; 1 cm wide by 10 cm long coriaceous lanceolate leaves borne atop a 0,2 cm diameter x 8.5 cm tall cylindrical ramicaul; minute dorsal sepal, fused lateral sepals and petals pale chartreuse yellow overlaid to various degrees dull burgundy, three distinct chartreuse yellow stripes mark the lateral sepals; substance fair; texture matte; recognized for floriferousness, upright inflorescence, and unusual arrangement of flowers on inflorescence; native to Southern Colombia;

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 18.5 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1

Plant > Leaf Length: 10 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: linear lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 8.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: .2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: n/a

Inflorescence > Overall Length: up to 18 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: secund, alternating, flowers back-to-back

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 4 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.1 - 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: < 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: chartreuse faintly overlaid burgundy

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.2 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): lobes enclose column; ridge along apical margin

Flower > Column Color: chartreuse


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