Dactylorhiza-majalis-2021-07-22***Confirmed as Dactylorhiza majalis (May 2022); matches several photos in the SOF,  orchidroots.com, OW, and the IOSPE; similar to D. maculata; however, D. maculata, known as the "spotted Dactylorhiza" has clear spotting patterns on the lip and D. majalis has line and symbol-like patterns on the lip which is similar to this plant.***

Judging Center: Mid-America JC

Award Number: 20214260

Award Date: May 08, 2021

Awarded As: Dactylorhiza majalis

Twenty-nine flowers and 14 buds on one upright 14-cm terminal inflorescence; plant 26cm diameter by 22cm in height; leaves medium green spotted brown, lanceolate, largest leaf 2.5cm in width by 17cm in length; sepals lanceolate, lavender spotted purple, dorsal sepal hooded, petals lavender blushed purple, tucked under dorsal sepal; lateral sepals narrowly lanceolate spotted purple apically, arched dorsally to form wings; lip tri-lobed blotched and spotted purple; column white; pollinia purple; substance light; texture matte; species from Northern Europe,

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 22.0

Plant > Leaf Length: 17.0

Plant > Leaf Width: 2.5

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 14.0

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.9

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.2

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.5

Flower > Petals Length: 1.1

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.4

Flower > Column Color: white



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