Systeloglossum-ecuadorense-Bryon-CHM-82-Pts-2020-07-22***Determined to  be Systeloglossum panamense, not S. ecuadorense (Mar 2021); this plant keys to S. panamense according to the key to the species, if the lip is deeply lobed, as in this flower, it is not S. ecuadorense, which then points to key # 2; the choice there is a transverse ridge callus or two hemispherical bumps, one on each side of the lip; looking closely at an enlarged flower, the callus is two  hemispheres, one near each side of the lip, which points to S. panamense.***

Judging Center: Great Plains

Award Number: 20203588

Award Date: July 18, 2020

Awarded As: Systeloglossum ecuadorense 'Bryon' CHM 82 Pts

Eight flat flowers and fours buds on 13 branched sequentially blooming, flattened inflorescences up to 29cm; flowers green overlaid brown; dorsal sepal and petals faint green picotee; lateral sepals fused with small apical notch; lip flat, acutely reflexed ventrally, bi-lobed; column and column foot green, anther cap chartreuse; substance firm; texture waxy; commended for large flower size and unique color; country of origin Ecuador; identified by SIFT___________________.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 19.5cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5

Plant > Leaf Length: 13.0cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 3.5cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: leaves narrowly elliptic

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 5.0cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 3.0cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 29.0cm

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 25.0cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 1.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.15cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: terete

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: green blushed maroon

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth, ribbed longitudinally

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.6

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.2

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.5

Flower > Petals Length: 0.5

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.8

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.6

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

Flower > Column Length: 0.5

Flower > Column Width: 0.3

Flower > Column Color: green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: chartreuse


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