Judging Center: PRJC

Award Number: 20174974

Award Date: May 07, 2017

Awarded As: Trichoglottis subviolacea

At the PRJC Monthly Meeting held on May 7, 2017 a cultivar of the species was granted a CHM/AOS (82 points) and was granted the clonal name ‘Finchero Rey Tierra’.

Trichoglottis subviolacea (Llanos) Merr., Sp. Blancoan.: 116 (1918).

Homotypic Synonyms:
* Synptera subviolacea Llanos, Fragm. Pl. Filip.: 98 (1851).
Cleisostoma subviolaceum (Llanos) Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 10: 335 (1862).
* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Heterotypic Synonyms:
Trichoglottis bataanensis Ames, Orchidaceae 1: 105 (1905).
• Award is being referred to SITF per the Handbook.
• Per WCSPF Natural Distribution: reported as endemic to Philippines

Description: Ninety flowers and 22 buds on seven pendent, blushed maroon canes with alternate leaves; plant 41 cm long by 57 cm wide growing on a tree fern slab; flowers white; sepals and petals recurved inward, overlaid creamy yellow, blotched very light brown; lip midlobe spotted lavender centrally; substance firm; texture very crystalline; per WCSPF species is reported as endemic to the Philippines; presented as Trichoglottis bataanensis Ames, Orchidaceae 1: 105 (1905), it was awarded under the accepted name Trichoglottis subviolacea (Llanos) Merr., Sp. Blancoan.: 116 (1918) pending taxonomic verification by SITF.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 30cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 12 (arranged in pairs)

Plant > Leaf Length: 6.6 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.4cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: oblanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 26.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.3cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: cilindrical

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 0.5cm

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: gray

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 0.4cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: pendent

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1.7cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: tubular

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: chartreuse

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: satint

Flower > Column Length: 0.3cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.1cm

Flower > Column Color: light chartreuse

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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