Paphiopedilum-villosum-f-fuscoroseum-2022-03-22 *SITF has confirmed this plant as Paphiopedilum villosum f. fuscoroseum (Nov 2022); f. fuscoroseum is a validly published forma of Paphiopedilum villosum by Gruss in 2007 and this plant matches the description of this forma as a marginal form of the taxon which has the dorsal sepal with a deep purple central area margined with a wide, pure white border; plants of this form were recently described as P. macranthum (Syn. of P. villosum) based on plants imported from Eastern Cambodia bordering Vietnam; matches description and photos found in the article, 316919348, "Variations of Paphiopedilum villosum in Vietnam".*

Judging Center: Toronto

Award Number: 20226754

Award Date: March 05, 2022

Awarded As: Paphiopedilum villosum f. fuscoroseum

Staminode light chartreuse with 5 cm column foot; rectangular with rounded corners - more rounded proximally.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 29.5 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5 cm

Plant > Leaf Length: 32 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Shape: linear with lanceolate apex

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): none

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: none

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: none

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: none

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: brown, hirsute

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 29.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single flower

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 21 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: NA

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: NA

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: NA

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 4.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 2.4 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 4.8 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: typical for villosum

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: chartreuse

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: heavily hirsute with dark brown hairs

Flower Natural Spread Length: 10.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 8.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 6.4 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 5.2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 4.7 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 3.1 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 6.6 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 3.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 5.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 3.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): pollinia with red hairs; boss 2 mm wide, 3 mm long; staminode with short dark hairs in lines

Flower > Column Length: 4.8 cm

Flower > Column Width: 1.2 cm

Flower > Column Color: cream



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