Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194334

Award Date: August 17, 2019

Awarded As: Plectrophora calcarhamata 'Irene' CHM/AOS

One tubular yellow flower well-presented on a horizontal inflorescence, and one immature inflorescence, displayed on a fan-shaped, 13 cm wide by 17 cm tall plant grown mounted on a 9 cm wide x 5 cm tall tree fern plaque; lanceolate sepals solid yellow; petals yellow, frame lip, apically flaring outward; tubular lip yellow spotted orange on interior, margins ruffled; spur yellow and straight; substance of sepals firm, petals and lip light; texture matte; Native to Brazil; confirmed by SITF

Purchased from Floralia
Vegetatively similar to Ornithocephalus

Reference - Alex hawkes: Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids 1987 pp 381 & 383

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 10 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 8.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: laterally compressed, lanceolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 1.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: flattened

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 0.2 cm

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: non-visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 4.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single flowered

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: .05 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: triangular

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: slightly ridged

Flower Natural Spread Length: 4.2 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.4 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.4 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.4 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 4.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 1.8 cm spur


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