Bulbophyllum-longistelidium-2020-10-09***Confirmed as Bulbophyllum longistelidium (Oct 2020); based on the key characteristic for B. longistelidium, photos of this plant show the long stelidia on the column apex for which the species is named; many photos of B. longistelidium in Orchidroots.com and OW are an almost exact match.***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20204909

Award Date: October 03, 2020

Awarded As: Bulbophyllum longistelidium

Four triangulate, trumpet-shaped flowers, 4 mature buds, and 4 immature buds on 12 inflorescences up to 7 cm emerging from the base of 0.7 x 1.0 cm ovoid pseudobulbs bearing a single lanceolate leaf up to 3.2 cm long on a cleanly grown, 10.0 cm x 10.cm, 41 growth plant trailing vertically on a 7 cm wide by 15 cm long wood plank; sepals tangerine orange basally, soft lemon yellow apically, dark orange striations basal half; dorsal sepal lightly translucent basally; petals minute, translucent yellow; lip tangerine; substance soft; texture matte

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 4.2 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 3.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.6 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 1.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.7 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 0

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: up to 7 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: semi-erect to horizontal; single flowered

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 3.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: n/a

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 5/3 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 5/3 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 2.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: round

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: pale orange

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: slightly rugose

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.2 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.8 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.9 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0/3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.1 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.05 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): sides of lip cant downwards

Flower > Column Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Column Color: orange

Flower > Anther Cap Color: dark orange


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