Paphiopedilum-tranlienianum-f-alboviride-2021-02-02***Confirmed as Paphiopedilum tranlienianum f. alboviride (Feb 2021); Olaf Gruss validly published P. tranlienianum forma alboviride for the Green/white forms in "Orchidee" in 2005; O. Gruss has indicated the term alboviride covers all albinistic color forms of green to chartreuse and not restricted only to pure green/white; this plant closely matches P. tranlienianum in the illustration in the "Flora of China".***

Judging Center: FNCJC

Award Number: 20211261

Award Date: January 23, 2021

Awarded As: Paphiopedilum tranlienianum f. alboviride

Here is the description:

One charming- albinistic flower on one staked inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, proximal margins reflexed, proximally striped green, midline green; synsepal green; petals elliptical, held slightly forward, green, slightly darker green veins, margins undulate; pouch slightly elongate green, apical point; staminode round, umbo deep green; substance medium; texture semi-glossy, petals matte; recognized for the albinistic form of this species.

I can ask the exhibitor for measurements and such if we need it.

Flower Natural Spread Length: 7.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 6.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 2.9

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 2.0

Flower > Petals Length: 3.8

Flower > Petals Width: 0.8

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 4.0

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.9

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): apex of pouch sharply pointed

Flower > Column Color: yellow round

Flower > Anther Cap Color: umbo dark green


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