Agrostophyllum-planicaule-Bryon-CBR-2022-08-23 *SITF confirmed as Agrostophyllum planicaule (Oct 2022); this plant closely matches the flower and plant photos on and the photo by Peter O' Byrne in the IOSPE courtesy of Jaap Vermeulen, Schuiteman, and Vogel from the Netherlands National Herbarium Website.*

Judging Center: Great Plains Judging Center

Award Number: 20223599

Award Date: August 20, 2022

Awarded As: Agrostophyllum planicaule 'Bryon' CBR

Nine stellate flowers six buds on 15 inflorescences up to 0.4cm long; plant growing in a 6.5cm square plastic pot with a fine bark mixture, plant 42cm wide x 31cm tall, largest growth 12cm wide x 31cm tall, lean and weedy orchid with a fleshy flattened stem carrying two to four oblong leaves, largest leaf 2.2cm wide x 19.5cm long, largest stem 2.0cm wide x 13.5cm long, that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a globose-capitate, densely many flowered, short inflorescence with fibrous-membranous, lanceolate, subacute, brown floral bracts, root tips green; sepals and petals translucent white; lip white, pale yellow proximally, erose margins distally, side lobes small, pale yellow, ovary small, white; column white with white cup-like projection on inferior, distal end, anther cap white and age to tan with brown central spot; ovary 0.1cm wide x 0.7cm long, greenish white, ribbed longitudinally, covered with dry brown bracts; substance sepals and petals light, lip heavy; texture crystalline; flowers age to pale yellow; species native to Assam, the eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam; ID by SITF _______________.
Plant came from Oak Hill Gardens in 2007

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 31cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 2-4

Plant > Leaf Length: 19.5cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.2cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: oblong

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 13.5cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2.0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: tightly clustered

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 0.4cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.7cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: terete

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: greenish-white

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed longitudinally

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.4cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.3cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.2cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.4cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.2cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.3cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.4cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width:

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): distal margin erose

Flower > Column Color: white

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white, age to tan with a central brown spot



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