Ophidion ‘Katia’ determined to be Phloeophila pleurothallopsis

Ophidion ‘Katia’ determined to be Phloeophila pleurothallopsis***with the assistance of Alfonso Doucette, this has been determined to be a xanthic form of Phloeophila cymbula (May 2019)***






















































































Award number: 2016 1911


Name:  Ophidion ‘Katia’


Parents:










































Horizontal / Width


Vertical / Length


Natural Spread


1.0


1.5


Dorsal Sepal


0.5


1.5


Petals


0.2


0.6


Lateral Sepals


0.5


1.5


Lip / Pouch


0.5


1.2

















Description: Description: Twenty light yellow flowers and seven buds on
twenty seven successively blooming 4 cm long inflorescences on 20 cm x 11 cm
tall plant grown in 4 cm square plastic pot; leaves 2 cm x 6 cm long ,
ramicaule 3 cm, pedicel 1 cm, dorsal sepal lanceolate, lateral sepals boat
shaped fused to ¾ apex, petals spatulate, lip paniculate, lobes oval, two
callosities at base; substance firm, texture matte; plant from Colombia.








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Ophidion pleurothallopsis (Kraenzl.) Luer, Selbyana 7: 80 (1982).This name is a synonym.Accepted Name:Phloeophila pleurothallopsis (Kraenzl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase, Lindleyana 16: 254 (2001).

 Ophidion  sp, ‘Katia’, Award number: 2016 1911, has been
determined to be Phloeophila
pleurothallopsis 
by SITF (August 2016).

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