Barkeria-palmeri-2022-02-21***Confirmed as Barkeria palmeri (Feb 2022); determined not to be f. alba, as presented, due to random flashes of purple; identification aided by Dennis Szeszko and Robert Marsh; the plant came from a seedling produced by Robert Marsh; this plant exhibits elongated (cane-like), fusiform pseudobulbs, which is characteristic of Barkeria palmeri; matches photos in OW, IOSPE and***

Judging Center: Mid-American Judging Center

Award Number: 20224254

Award Date: January 08, 2022

Awarded As: Barkeria palmeri

Presented as f. alba. Owner received the seedling plant from Robert Marsh in 2019.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: semi-pendant, 10cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 10cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 130cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

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

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 12cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.6cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: n/a

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 44cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: branched

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 24cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 18.8cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 18.8cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.4cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.8cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.7cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.5cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.3cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.2cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.3cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.5cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.4cm

Flower > Petals Width: 1.4cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.0cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.6cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): white rarely and minutely speckled purple

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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