Dendrobium-militare-Irene-CHM/AOS-2019-08-11***Confirmed (Dec 2019) meets the described measurements, falcate lateral sepals, and the 3 ridged callus with longer center callus***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194531

Award Date: July 06, 2019

Awarded As: Dendrobium militare 'Irene' CHM/AOS

Sixteen stellate flowers and 20 buds arising subapically on 8 arched inflorescences on a clean 28 cm tall by 28 cm wide plant comprised of 19 mature canes up to 28 cm tall by 4 cm wide bearing an average of 12 unevenly bilobed lanceolate leaves, and 4 emerging upright canes, grown in a bark mixture in an 11 cm clay rose pot; sepals and petals light Granny Smith apple green, dorsal sepal lightly striated darker green vertically, petals spatulate; oblanceolate lip white, delicately undulate sidelobes light Granny Smith apple green basal half, fine white keels centrally; column white, anther cap pale yellow-green, ovary anterior overlaid charcoal gray apically; substance firm; texture matte; recognized for very compact growth habit within the section Spathulata and attractive flower color; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 28.0

Plant > Leaf Length: 7.7

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.8

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate, unevenly bilobed, fleshy

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): up to 2.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 28.0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.5

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: cylindrical,

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: 1.5 cm

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 12.0

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternating

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 2.9 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 1.5 - 2.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 2.2 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: conical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: pale green; charcoal gray at point of attachment

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.8

Flower Natural Spread Width: 3.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.3

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.3

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.4

Flower > Petals Length: 1.7

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 1.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.7

Flower > Column Length: 0.4

Flower > Column Width: 0.3


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