Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20173954

Award Date: November 18, 2017

Awarded As: Dendrobium pachyglossum

Thirty flowers and 21 buds on 51 usually paired, occasionally trebled, axial inflorescences on a clean 37 cm wide by 85 cm tall plant consisting of 32 mature canes, a single, hirsute immature cane, and one emerging cane, grown in aliflor and clipped into a 10.5 cm slotted clay pot; slender canes, 0.7 cm in diameter and ranging from 8 to 50 cm in length, bear many thick subulate leaves up to 10 cm in length; sepals and petals tan, darker tan longitudinal stripes; lip cream yellow apically; column cream; substance tissue thin; texture matte; despite thin texture it was noted that flowers are very long-lasting; recognized as a species infrequently seen in cultivation; native to Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Laos; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: up to 50 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 20 to 40

Plant > Leaf Length: 8 - 11 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.2 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: subulate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: up to 50 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.7 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 0

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single flowered

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 0.2

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.2

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.2

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.4

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: tubular

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: Dark tan

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: matte

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.3 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.5 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.2 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Column Length: 0.4 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Column Color: cream

Flower > Anther Cap Color: Tan


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