Restrepia echo 2023-10-27 *SITF confirms this plant is Restrepia echo (Oct 2023).

This plant matches the description in Luer's Icones Pleurothallidinarum XIII. The inflated sheaths of the ramicauls are densely spotted, the flowers are borne on the back of the leaf, and the more-or-less featureless lip is proportionately short, less than half the length of the synsepal. There are closely matching photos of this species in this Icones, the OW and eight very good photos of this species in the orchidroots.com.

Judging Center: Pacific Northwest Judging Center

Award Number: 20235504

Award Date: October 24, 2023

Awarded As: Certificate of Botanical Recogition

John Lees was the vendor, plant is believed to originate in Columbia.
Six flowers and three buds on nine single inflorescences to 1.8cm, on a 18cm tall and 17cm wide plant, grown on a 3cm wide by 3cm deep by 11cm long moss-covered tree fern fiber mount; leaves to 5.2cm long x 2.5cm wide, dark green, purple overlay, dark purple underside; sheath brackets cream, spotted maroon; flowers basally green, tinted white, spotted burgundy throughout; dorsal sepal filiform, osmophore light green, clavate, lateral sepals spatulate, fused, spotted burgundy; petals filiform, osmophores light green, clavate; lip narrowly retuse, spotted burgundy; column clavate, light yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 5.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: elliptical

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 4.0 cm

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.8 cm

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.8

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.8

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.1

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.8

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.4

Flower > Petals Length: min

Flower > Petals Width: 1.0

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.5

Flower > Column Color: light yellow



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