Judging Center: Great Plains

Award Number: 20203563

Award Date: March 21, 2020

Awarded As: Polystachya cultriformis 'Vanderlip' CHM 83 Pts

Two hundred and seventy-seven cupped flowers and 35 buds on nine multiple branching, semi-pendulous inflorescences, longest inflorescence 24cm long; sepal and petals cream-colored, margins very pale pink picotee and on reverse and midrib; lateral sepals join to form a mentum; lip pale yellow, darker yellow on distal two-thirds, blushed brown centrally, keel brown centrally; side lobes cream-colored; column and anther cap cream-colored; ovary 0.1cm wide x 0.7cm long, pale chartreuse, ribbed longitudinally, substance heavy, texture waxy; species from Africa; ID by SITF _________________.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 37.0 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 26.5cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 4.5cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: erect or suberect, coriaceous, oblong, oblanceolate or elliptic, auricualate basally leaf

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11.0cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 1.5cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth,

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 24.0cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: clustered, multi-branched, semi pendulous

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 11.0cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: less than 1.0cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.3cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.7cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: terete

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: pale chartreuse

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed longitudinally

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.7

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6

Flower > Petals Length: 0.5

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.7

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): central keel, round, brown

Flower > Column Color: cream-colored

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream-colored


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