Cyrtochilum-diceratum-Margarita-2020-07-04***Confirmed as Cyrtochilum diceratum (July 2020); distinctive callus is an excellent match to the photo in "Native Colombian Orchids", Vol. 1 and the photo and illustration in Dodson's Native Ecuadorian Orchids, Vol. IV; another discriminating characteristic for C. diceratum is the cuneate (wedge-shaped) base of the dorsal sepal.***

Judging Center: PNWJC

Award Number: 20205471

Award Date: March 12, 2020

Awarded As: Cyrtochilum diceratum 'Margarita'

Plant exhibited as Cyrtochilum diceratum at the Manizales Orchid Show March 12, 2020.
Awarded CHM/AOS
Grown by Juan Saldarriaga
Plant from Colombia

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 78 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5

Plant > Leaf Length: 69

Plant > Leaf Width: 5.5

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 9 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 2.4

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: closely spaced, approximately 1-2 cm

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: not observed

Inflorescence > Overall Length: estimated at 120 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: Staked and wound in a circular or oval arrangement.

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: distance to first branch on inflorescence is 47 cm.

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: Variable, typical rambling Cytochilum type infloresence, about 4-5 cm.

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 3.7 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 3.7 cm

Flower Natural Spread Length: 4.6

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.9

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.6

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.2

Flower > Petals Length: 1.9

Flower > Petals Width: 1.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.9 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): see photo

Flower > Anther Cap Color: brown


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