Award number: 20165818 pnw
Name: Sudamerlycaste (Ida)
rikii ‘Eleonora’ CHM/AOS
Horizontal / Width
Vertical / Length
Lip / Pouch
Eight nodding, pale apple green flowers and two buds on 10
inflorescences, up to 29 cm long; sepals suffused apple green on distal
two-thirds; dorsal sepal porrect, lateral sepal sickle shaped, mentum pale
apple green, petals cupped; lip midlobe fimbriated , deep apple green
centrally, crest concave, five keels proximally, side lobes deep apple green;
column cream; substance heavy, texture waxy.
Note: There is a prior award # 2009-5063 for Ida rikii CHM/AOS where
the flowers are described as ivory, sepals and petals flushed palest ice green
on distal two-thirds, lip flushed yellow centrally. The color is distinctly different between
these two plants.
Sudamerlycaste (Ida) rikii
, award 20165818, has been
determined to be be Sudamerlycaste (Ida) jimenezii by SITF (Dec 2016).