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