Judging Center: Chicago

Award Number: 20212563

Award Date: March 13, 2021

Awarded As: Brassavola reginae 'My Lilika'

On the first day of the 2008 WOC in Miami, I went bought the plant from Eco Orquideas from Sao Paulo booth. Diminutive species in the Brassavola group and there is much confusion as to whether it is (as sold) B. ceboletta or what it has transformed into and actually is, B. reginae.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: max 20 cm bulb + leaf

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1

Plant > Leaf Length: 14-17 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: 2 mm

Plant > Leaf Shape: terete 1mm division in center

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 4.2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 6-6.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2 mm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: none?

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.8 cm

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 10 cm to 12.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 7 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: miniscule 3 mm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 1-2 mm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 5 to 6.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 2 mm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: round, smooth with sight lengthwise ridges

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green with magenta tinging in lengthwise streaks

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: shiny

Flower Natural Spread Length: 5.4 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 5.6 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 2.8 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4 to 0.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Length: none

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.8 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Length: none

Flower > Petals Length: 2.6 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Petals Caudae Length: none

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 2.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.6 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): center green keel deep inside, papery wrinkle lines towards apex

Flower > Column Length: 1.2 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Column Color: white, greenish toward stem & ovary, two flat ridges on underside

Flower > Anther Cap Color: light brown, pollinia bright yellow


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