Bulbophyllum-saltatorium-v-saltatorium-2021-07-23***Confirmed as Bulbophyllum saltatorium var. saltatorium (Aug 2021); inflorescence and short petal length match var. saltatorium; inflorescences congested, 4-10 cm long; key characteristic of var. saltatorium: inflorescence 8 cm or shorter, not or only slightly overtopping the leaves.***

Judging Center: Mid-America JC

Award Number: 20214267

Award Date: July 10, 2021

Awarded As: Bulbophyllum saltatorium v. saltatorium

Thirty-nine flowers and 23 buds on seven inflorescences to 5.5 cm long on a 20-cm wide by 9-cm tall plant grown in a bark mix in a shallow 15-cm clay pot; flowers black-purple; sepals lanceolate; petals threadlike; lip mobile, delicate, feathery; substance firm; texture matte; commended for incredibly dark color form of the species.

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 8.0

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.0

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.1

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 5.5

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.5

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: cream spotted black-purple

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.1

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.2

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.8

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Petals Length: 0.2

Flower > Petals Width: 0.05

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.0

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.5


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