Dendrochilum-rhombiforme-2019-02-18***Determined to be Dendrochilum parvulum based on the ovoid pseudobulbs, flower form/color, and 3-veined leaves (Nov 2019).

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194512

Award Date: February 08, 2019

Awarded As: Dendrochilum rhombiforme

Approximately 750 flowers and 250 buds alternately arranged and tightly held on 52 upright, 4.0 cm inflorescences, flowers held just above the 0.3 cm wide x 3.0 cm long lanceolate, medium green leaves of an 11 cm wide by 5 cm tall plant mounted on a cork slab; sepals and petals cream; column cream; anther cap orange; substance fair; texture matte; presentation of inflorescences and perfectly proportioned, micro-miniature growth habit contribute to the horticultural desirability of this species; native to;

Plant obtained from Dan Newman of Hanging Gardens in the San Francisco area - The vendor often gets plants from folks like Tom Perlite, Ron Parsons, and Cindy Hill

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 3.7 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 3.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.3

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 0.7 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.3 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smoothe

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 4.0 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternating

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

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: <0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: <0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: beige

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: slightly rugose

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.2

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.1

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.2

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.1

Flower > Petals Length: 0.2

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1

Flower > Column Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Column Color: white

Flower > Anther Cap Color: orange


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