Platystele-scopulifera-2020-02-04***Confirmed as Platystele scopulifera (May 2020); based on the drawing in the SOF, Dodson's Native Orchids of Ecuador, and multiple images in Orchidroots, which closely matches this flower with fimbriated margins, color, and distinctive lip form.***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20204857

Award Date: January 18, 2020

Awarded As: Platystele scopulifera

Dodson 2003: Native Ecuadorian Orchids, Vol IV, pg. 754 and Line Drawing #1708

Tomas Bajza, Tarzanesroup

Also see drawing in jpeg 0404

Award sheet not available at time of submission

Plant > Leaf Length: 1.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.3 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: ovate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: .1 mm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: .1mm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: tufted caespitose plant

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 2.8 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternate

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 1.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: .7 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: .3 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: .3 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: NA

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: NA

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: .3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: ~0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Flower Natural Spread Length: .5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: .5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: .2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: .2 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Length: X

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Width: X

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: .2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: .2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Length: X

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Width: X

Flower > Petals Length: .2 cm

Flower > Petals Width: .1 cm

Flower > Petals Caudae Length: X

Flower > Petals Caudae Width: X

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: .05 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: .1 cm

Flower > Column Length: too small

Flower > Column Width: too small

Flower > Column Color: maroon

Flower > Anther Cap Color: yellow


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