Judging Center: Atlanta

Award Number: 29232091

Award Date: May 20, 2023

Awarded As: Myrmecophila grandiflora

Myrmecophila grandiflora (Lindl.) Carnevali & J.L.Tapia & I.Ramírez
First published in Harvard Pap. Bot. 6: 246 (2001)
This species is accepted. First described as Schomburgkia tibicinis var. grandiflora by Lindley in1845. Elevated to species Schomburgkia grandiflora in 1901 by Sander.
The native range of this species is Mexico. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 29 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 3

Plant > Leaf Length: 13.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 8.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 29 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 12 cm circumference

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 137 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: arched

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: not any

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 4.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: elongate, thin

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: white suffused pink

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: glabrous

Flower Natural Spread Length: 4.3 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 7.2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.1 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.9 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.7 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 3.9 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 1.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 4.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 2.2 cm

Flower > Column Length: 2.5 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Column Color: white

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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