Lepanthes-tortilis-Darwin-CBR/AOS-2019-10-24***Confirmed (Nov 2019) based on the ciliolate margins on the petals***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194344

Award Date: October 19, 2019

Awarded As: Lepanthes tortilis 'Darwin' CBR/AOS

Three minute, delicate flowers ad three buds, one partially open, on three sequentially blooming inflorescences borne on reverse-spathulate, reticulate, bronze-hued leaves up to 1,5 cm wide by 3-6 cm long on an immaculate six-growth plant mounted on a 4 cm wide by 6 cm tall compressed cork plaque; minute sepals amber green; minute angel-wing petals light Granny Smith apple green superior half, amber interior half; bilobed lip rose-brown; substance delicate; texture matte; recognized for unusual foliage in a highly diverse genus and for rarity in cultivation; native to Ecuador; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 10.0 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 3-8 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.6 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: reverse spathulate; note that leaves are bronze-hued and reticulated

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 6.7 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: <0.1 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 0.2 cm

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: non-visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.8 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: sequential, herring-bone arrangement

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 0.4

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.1

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.3 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.15 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.15 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.25 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.15 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): bilobed along an isthmus


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