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April 27, 2015

Anacheilium venezuelanun






Vert / Width
Horizontal / Length
Natural Spread
5.5
4.5
Dorsal Sepal
0.6
3.3
Petals
0.9
2.8
Lateral Sepals
0.6
3.0
Lip / Pouch
0.7
2.0




Description: Approx. 700 flowers and 35 buds on 104 inflorescences blooming on mature growths across entire 130cm wide by 65cm tall very clean plant, grown a 35cm basket; rhizome 3cm between growths; pseudobulb 1cm wide and 15cm long with one leaf per growth; leaves 2cm by 20cm long; flowers white; lip striated longitudinally purple; column white; anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline; plant origin Colombia. Provisional.  

Prosthechea venezuelana (Schltr.) W.E.Higgins, Phytologia 82: 381 (1997 publ. 1998).
This name is accepted.


20151912  PNW

Psychilis rubeniana





Psychilis rubeniana Dod ex Sauleda, Phytologia 65: 22 (1988).
This name is accepted.


20154510

Dendrobium bicaudatum




Dendrobium bicaudatum Reinw. ex Lindl., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 3: 20 (1858). This name is accepted.
20154499

Vanda merrillii




Vanda merrillii Ames & Quisumb., Philipp. J. Sci. 47: 211 (1932).
This name is accepted.


20154497

April 25, 2015

Epidendrum clarenceanum #2 ‘Jimena’




Seventy-one flowers and thirteen buds on two sheathed apical inflorescences to 25 cm; leaves to 3 cm wide by 12 cm long on plant 30 cm tall by 55 cm diameter; flowers green lightly marked purple; lip white spotted purple; anther cap white; substance hard; texture matte; recognized for rarity in cultivation and educational value; native to Colombia.Provisional    


20151876  PNW    


Epidendrum clarenceanum green brown



Three flowers and six buds on four apically sheathed inflorescences to 2.5 cm long; plant stems flat to 5 cm tall well-grown on a log 16 cm long by 2.5 cm diameter, three elliptic distichous leaves per stem, largest leaf distally to 2 cm wide by 4 cm long; flowers light green suffused brown; lip flat, three notches distally; substance firm; texture matte; recognized for rarity in cultivation and educational value; native to Colombia


20151874  PNW 

Maxillaria crytpbulbon







Forty yellow flowers and one bud on 41 inflorescences to 17 cm; plant 27 cm tall by 47 cm diameter, pseudobulbs hidden by dry sheaths, leaves to 2 cm wide by 9 cm long, petioles to 1.6 cm; sepals and petals reverse heavily spotted red; lip yellow, apically red; substance firm; texture matte; recognized for rarity in cultivation and educational value; native to Central and South America. 

20151870  PNW