Cyrtochilum-divaricatum-2023-11-01 * SITF has determined this plant is Cyrtochilum volubile, not C. divaricatum (Nov 2023).

This plant matches C. volubile in flower form and color, although it is a paler color. The natural spread of the flower at 3.5 (w) x 5 cm (L) matches C. volubile and a three-toothed callus in the lip which also matches Baker and Baker's description of C. volubile in the OW. Closely matching photos of C. volubile both darker and paler colors can be found in the, OW, and the IOSPE.

Judging Center: Montreal

Award Number: 20236956

Award Date: October 21, 2023

Awarded As: Cyrtochilum divaricatum

Lip white on freshly opening flowers, becoming pink and aging purple.
Awarded as Cyrtochilum divaricatum but according to our research might be Cyrtochilum volubile.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 4.8

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 13

Plant > Leaf Length: 38

Plant > Leaf Width: 4.2

Plant > Leaf Margin: rolled

Plant > Leaf Shape: linear, acute

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): n/a

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 7.2

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 6.4

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: shape ovoid

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 6

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 161.5

Inflorescence > Arrangement: branched

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 53.5

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1.2

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.8

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.8

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.7

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 1.0

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.5

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindric

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: darker green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: 6 ridges

Flower Natural Spread Length: 5.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 3.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 2.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.8

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.5

Flower > Petals Length: 2.0

Flower > Petals Width: 1.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.6

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.9

Flower > Column Length: 0.7

Flower > Column Width: 0.4

Flower > Column Color: ocher

Flower > Anther Cap Color: green



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