Pleurothallis-coriacardia-Bryon-CBR-2022-11-24 *SITF confirms that this plant is Pleurothallis coriacardia (Jul 2023).

This plant and flowers matches the photos and description in the IOSPE; leaves are deeply cordate and flowers are singly produced on the inflorescences; flower size is large, but within range. Supporting photos can also be found in the and the OW.

Judging Center: Great Plains Judging Center

Award Number: 20223616

Award Date: November 19, 2022

Awarded As: Pleurothallis coriacardia 'Bryon' CBR

Twenty-six pale yellow flowers and 32 buds on 58 fascile rising from the apex of the ramicaul through a spathe and carries tubular floral bracts; ramicauls slender, erect, light green, enveloped basally by two closed tubular sheaths and another on the lower third, 0.2cm wide x 29cm long; leaf apical, suberect to spreading, coriaceous, ovate to narrowly ovate, acute, lightly acuminate, basally sessile and deeply cordate, 3.6cm wide x 8.6cm long, green; dorsal sepal with three veins, dusted mahogany central two-thirds, ovate, acute to subacute; midrib pale yellow; synsepal fused, four veins; margins dusted mahogany, acute to subacute; petals 1 veined, swept downward, dusted mahogany, narrowly triangular, denticulate; lip overlaid mahogany, thick, oblong ovate, apex obtuse with low subconical callus beneath column; column 0.2cm wide x 0.2cm long, pale green, anther cap yellow; ovary green, 0.1cm wide x 0.4 cm long, ribbed longitudinally; substance firm; texture waxy; species from Ecuador; ID by SITF ________________. ID Icones Pleurothallidinarum pages 117-119, 226.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 32-33cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 8.6

Plant > Leaf Width: 3.6

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: see description above

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 29

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.2

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

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

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.4

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: terete

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed longitudinally

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.5

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.3

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.1

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Petals Length: 0.5

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.4

Flower > Column Length: 0.2

Flower > Column Width: 0.2

Flower > Column Color: pale green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: yellow



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