Pleurothallis-(Acianthera)-decipiens-2019-01-30***Confirmed (Apr 2020) with the help of Adam Karremans***

Judging Center: Great Plains

Award Number: 20193001

Award Date: January 26, 2019

Awarded As: Pleurothallis (Acianthera) decipiens

Twenty-eight flowers and 36 buds on 17, 1.5cm long inflorescences blooming from the leaf axial; dorsal sepal translucent yellow, three darker yellow veins, overlaid cordovan on distal one-third, darker raised spots; lateral sepals fused basal one-half, pale yellow overlaid red-purple on basal one-fifth and distal one-half, darker red-purple raised spots; petals porrect, clear transparent, pale yellow mid-rib, large red-purple spot on distal half, pale yellow picotee, erose distal margin; lip thick, fleshy, pale yellow overlaid red-purple on distal half, side lobes pale yellow; column pale yellow overlaid red-purple on distal half, anther cap red-purple; ovary green; substance heavy; texture crystalline; unpleasant odor noted; species from Costa Rica; ID by SITF ____________.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 31 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1

Plant > Leaf Length: 11.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.2 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: terete, smooth

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.5 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.2

Flower > Petals Length: 0.3

Flower > Petals Width: 0.15

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): thick/fleshy

Flower > Column Color: pale yellow,overlaid red-purple distal 1/2

Flower > Anther Cap Color: red-purple


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