Cyrtorchis-crassifolia-"Irene"-2019-12-06***Confirmed (Dec 2019) based on the distinctive foliate, the few-flowered rigid inflorescences that arise from between the leaves and shape and color of the flowers***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194349

Award Date: November 16, 2019

Awarded As: Cytrorchis crassifolia "Irene"

Origin Central Africa
Lourens Grobler - Africa Orchids
La Croix, The Encyclopedia of Orchids, 2008 pg. 139
La Croix, The Encyclopedia of Orchids, 2009 pg. 140

nectary cream blushed light yellow-green apically
leaves glaucous gray-green

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 4 cm.

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 10 on one growth, 4 on second growth

Plant > Leaf Length: to 4 cm.

Plant > Leaf Width: to 1.3 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: lancelate, canaliculate

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.5 cm.

Inflorescence > Arrangement: Raceme

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2 cm.

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.2 cm.

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: .7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: .1 cm.

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: tubular

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: cream, yellow green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: matte

Flower Natural Spread Length: 4.0 cm.

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.0 cm.

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: .5 cm.

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: .3 cm.

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: .5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: .2 cm

Flower > Petals Length: .3 cm.

Flower > Petals Width: .1 cm.

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: .3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: .1 cm

Flower > Column Color: cream

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream


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