Dendrobium-kruiense-2019-02-24

Dendrobium-kruiense-2019-02-24***Determined to be Dendrobium calcariferum (April2019) based on the orange stelidia, mentum size and form and the bilobed lip.***

































































Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194306

Award Date: February 16, 2019

Awarded As: Dendrobium kruiense

Twenty-five delicately colored stellate flowers featuring a 0.3 cm wide by 1.5 cm long blunt ended nectary and 47 buds on 22 panicle inflorescences on 11 deciduous canes; robust 70 cm wide by 120 cm tall by 60 cm deep plant features 24 deciduous canes and 6 leafed canes grows on sphagnum moss pad on a tree fern mount; leafed canes smooth, 0.5 cm in diameter and up to 53 cm long, bear six or more 3.0 cm wide by 20 cm long lanceolate leaves spaced 2.5 - 3.0 cm apart; light pink upright dorsal and slightly back-swept white lateral sepals yellow basally, darker pink longitudinal striation; petals white, light pink apically, yellow basally, darker pink central line; cleft lip white, light pink apically, yellow basally, two central longitudinal keels on either side of darker pink central line; nectary enclosed by a mentum; substance tissue; texture crystalline; native to Sumatra; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 11 - 53 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 6 +

Plant > Leaf Length: 20 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 3 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 11 - 53 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 1.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: non-visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 5 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: panicle

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

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.5 - 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.6 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: ovate

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light green, pink striations

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ridged

Flower Natural Spread Length: 3.0 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 3.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.8 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.7 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.7 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 0.2 x 1.5 cm nectary enclosed by mentum; lip cleft, margin finely toothed, two raised areas longitudinally in center (not quite calli)

Flower > Column Length: 0.3 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Column Color: yellow

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream white

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