Trichosalpinx-nymphalis-2019-02-18***Verified (March 2019)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194510

Award Date: February 08, 2019

Awarded As: Trichosalpinx nymphalis

Eighteen gracefully elfin flowers and nine buds on 20 wiry, 1.5 cm long inflorescences, flowers hovering well above the 5 cm wide by 4 cm tall compact miniature plant grown in live sphagnum moss in a 5 cm clay pot; leaves green, oval, entire, 0.5 cm wide x 1.0 cm long, borne upright on a 2 cm ramicaul, newer leaves tinged maroon on reverse, mature leaves tinged maroon on obverse and reverse; sepals cream, raspberry-red longitudinal stripes; petals raspberry-red; lip yellow, raspberry-red centrally; substance fair; texture matte; native to Ecuador;

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 2.5 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 1.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.5 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire, maroon underside; mature leaves maroon obverse and reverse

Plant > Leaf Shape: oval

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 2.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.1 cm

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

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: roots white; root tip yellow green

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 1.5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single-flowered

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: n/a

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.7

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.7

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: <0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: <0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: connate

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: raspberry-red

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: slightly ribbed

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.7 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.15 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.2 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Column Length: 0.2 cm`

Flower > Column Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Column Color: raspberry red

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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