Cylindrilobus-(Eria)-aporoides-Irene-CBR/AOS-2019-08-11***good match to published photos, the shape of the trilobed lip and the numerous bright orange bracts, confirmed (Dec 2019)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194532

Award Date: January 01, 0001

Awarded As: Cylindrilobus (Eria) aporoides 'Irene' CBR/AOS

Twenty-one stellate-companulate flowers and 2 buds on 23 inflorescences emerging individually from between the leaves on a robust multi-growth plant encompassing a 15cm by 8 cm tree fern block; imbricate growths up to 35 cm long by 5 cm wide comprised of up to 32 laterally compressed 5 cm long leaves; all segments clear white, lip dark orange basally, column cream; inflorescences bear up to four alternating golden yellow bracts; substance soft, texture matte; recognized for imbricate foliage and distinctive, attractively colored bracts unusual even within this protean genus; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: up to 35 cm (indeterminate)

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: up to 32

Plant > Leaf Length: 5.0

Plant > Leaf Width: compressed laterally

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: imbricate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: up to 35 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 5.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: imbricate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: up to 4 cm; rhizome up to 0.7 in diameter

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: green; fine; <0.1 cm diameter

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 3.9 cm long; 0.1 cm diameter

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2.5 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: up to 3 sterile golden yellow bracts, 1.0 long

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.e

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylinder

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: pale green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.2

Flower Natural Spread Width: 1.2

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.4

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Petals Length: 1.3

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.7

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 2 keels

Flower > Column Length: 0.2

Flower > Column Width: 0.2

Flower > Column Color: cream, orange at base



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