peruvianum (kovachii) description by Eric Christenson from the article at
"Phragmipedium peruvianum, the most glorious new Phragmipedium species in two
decades is described" in Orchids,
"Caespitose terrestrials producing fan shaped growths. Leaves linear, tapered to an acute apex, channeled, to 10.4x1.6 inches (26.7x4.1 cm). Inflorescences erect scapes to 10.3 inches (26.5 cm) long, the floral bract lanceolate, acuminate, boat shaped to 1.6 inches (4.2 cm) long. Flowers extremely showy, rich hot raspberry, the back of the sepals peach pubescent, the margins of the pouch bright yellow with a pale whitish pink broad submarginal patch on the shelf formed by the incurved margins of the pouch, the inside of the pouch white with bold dark raspberry spots. Dorsal sepal elliptic, subacute, concave, to 2.2x1.4 inches ( 5.5x3.5 cm), the lateral sepals fused into a synsepal for their length, elliptic, broadly rounded, concave, to 2.7x1.9 inches (6.9x4.8 cm), recurved along their upper lateral margins (in our specimen). Lip saccate, inflated, incurved and dilated, to 2.8 inches (7.1cm.) long from point to attachment to lowermost bottom, to 1.6 inches (4 cm) long from the back surface to the front surface (viewed from the side), to 1.6 inches (4 cm) long from the bottom to the shelf formed around the opening. Column 0.6 inches (1.5 cm long), the staminode shield shaped, the face to 0,4 inches (1 cm) tall, 0.7 inches (1.9 cm) across, the lateral margins triangular, obtuse, the apex triangular, subacute-blunt."