Cyclopogon-congestus-Orquivalle-2019-09-16***Confirmed as Cyclopogon congestus (Sept 2020); based on the addition of new photos that show horns deep in throat of the lip, a lip apex that is flared and reniform (kidney-shaped), and the sessile base of the lip, which are key factors in determining C. congestus according to the description found in the IOSPE; also, the photos of this plant appear close to those in the OW, IOSPE, and the SOF.***

Judging Center: West Palm Beach

Award Number: 20196937

Award Date: August 05, 2019

Awarded As: Cyclopogon congestus 'Orquivalle'

Andrea Niessen

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 38.7 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 11

Plant > Leaf Length: 12.9 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 3.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: 14.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: ovoid

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 2.6 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.2 cm

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 21.2 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternating

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 21.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1.3 cm

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

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

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: .4 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: .1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: .5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: .2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: arched

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: minutely pubescent

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.6 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Anther Cap Color: within helmet


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