Angraecum-chamaeanthus-2019-02-23***Verified (Feb 2019)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194304

Award Date: February 16, 2019

Awarded As: Angraecum chamaeanthus

Three flowers on one erect 1.1 cm inflorescence presented on a 1.5 cm wide x 2.0 cm tall plant mounted on a 2 cm x 2 cm x 4 cm cork plaque; sepals cream white, three light gray striations; petals cream white; lip cream white, column; anther cap lime green; spur lime green; substance light; texture crystalline; recognized for rarity in cultivation and education value as this species is among the smallest in the genus; native to Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and northern South Africa; confirmed by SITF

Plant purchased from J & L Orchids who obtained it from Lourens Grobler, Johannesberg, SA

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 1.5 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5

Plant > Leaf Length: 1.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire; liafe possibly bilobed

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: single vandaceous growth/fan

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.3 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: ascending, axillary, arranged on one side

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 0.6 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.1 cm, hugs inflorescence

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: indistinguishable from pedicel

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.3 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.15 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.05 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.05 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.07 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.05 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.07 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.05 cm

Flower > Column Color: green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: green


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