Angraecum-coutrixii-Susan-CBR/AOS-2021-06-12***Confirmed as Angraecum coutrixii (Nov 2021); Identification verified by Johan Hermans, a noted authority on the Orchids of Madagascar, leaves match the description of being slightly furrowed on top and ten times longer than wide (.2 W to 2 cm L); lip longer than wide; flowers match photo in IOSPE.***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20215001

Award Date: June 05, 2021

Awarded As: Angraecum coutrixii 'Susan' CBR/AOS

One attractive flower on one 3.5 cm inflorescence on a 11 cm tall by 7 cm wide two growth miniature plant grown in a bark mix in a clay pot; leaves green, linear, entire, 0.2 cm wide by up to 2.0 cm long are produced alternately on 0.3 cm dull yellow-green petioles along erect, 0.2 cm diameter slightly flattened reed stem growth; sepals, petals, and lip concolor white; sepals and petals lanceolate; lip ovate-spatulate, slightly concave, extending back into a 0.1 cm wide by 4.0 cm long white spur which follows the ovary and pedicel down to the plant stem and becomes chartreuse distally; ovary 1.5 cm; pedicle 1.3 cm; column blunt, faint lime green; anther cap faint lime green; substance firm; texture matte; recognized for unusual needle-like foliage, large, flat flowers for the size of the plant, and unusual habit of the spur; native to Madagascar; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 11.0 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 6 - 8

Plant > Leaf Length: 0.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: up to 2.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: linear, slightly conduplicate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0.3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11.0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.2 - 0.3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: entire

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: No rhizome, new growths emerge from the base of the older growth.

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 3.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: unifloral

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2.8 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: n/a

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.5 cm pedicle

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.5 cm pedicle

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylinder

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: faint lime green

Flower Natural Spread Length: 3.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 3.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.7 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): slightly concave linearly

Flower > Column Length: 0.15 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.25 cm

Flower > Column Color: faint lime green, blunt

Flower > Anther Cap Color: faint lime green


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