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The Species Identification Task Force receives submissions from orchid judging centers or exhibitors. The submissions are labeled by the name submitted under. When the plant's identity is confirmed, the last line in the post will have the correct name. We sometimes update pages with reference material pertinent to the submission.
Posted on Jul 18, 2021
Posted on Dec 1, 2020
Seven nicely displayed cupped flowers on seven basal inflorescences up to 17cm; sepals and petals appressed, bright yellow, reverse cream overlaid yellow on proximal one-fourth, blotched purple; lip p...
Posted on Sep 5, 2020
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Posted on Dec 24, 2019
Posted on Dec 1, 2019
The exhibitor originally presented the plant under the name Maxillaria alpestris and the plant was awarded under that name. However, after researches were made, the exhibitor believes this would be a ...
Posted on Nov 6, 2019
Maxillaria schweinfurthiana (Garay & M.Wirth) Molinari The drawing that will be posted is of the species under the synonym Cyrtoglottis peruviana C.Schweinf.
Species endemic to Peru.
Posted on Jul 9, 2019
Images of the Award form, SITF form and the Revised Description have been included with the plant images.
Posted on Jul 3, 2019
Somehow this award was missed and never confirmed in 2017 but has already been processed.
We have a new award which is what caused me to check for prior awards, those 2 photos have the award number o...
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