Dendrobium-nareshbahadurii-J-&-L-CHM/AOS-2019-10-13***Confirmed (Dec 2019) matches description in Baker & Baker 476-477.  It matches the dark purple, pointed lip is, recurved at tip and toothed along the edges of the side lobes and sides of the midlobe and the lip is folded lengthwise. Found in Arunachal Pradesh***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194535

Award Date: September 07, 2019

Awarded As: Dendrobium nareshbahadurii 'J & L' CHM/AOS

Nineteen attractive, delicately pendant flowers and six buds on 3 pendulous inflorescences descending from the apex of two mature pendulous canes and two additional immature canes up to 10 cm long bearing alternating lanceolate leaves 0.8 cm wide by up to 3.0 cm long grown on a 5 cm wide by 14 cm tall compressed cork totem; sepals and petals slightly translucent pale Granny Smith apple green, darker green basally; recurved lanceolate lip light Granny Smith apple green, delicately fimbriate margins and keeps violet; anther cap royal purple; ovary light Granny Smith apple green; substance light; texture matte; recognized for attractive, delicate flowers, compact growth, and cascading presentation; origin unknown; believed to be native to India; confirmed by SITF

Purchased from Blumen Insel Orchids

Apologies for dissection photos - did not have usual dissection kit at judging

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 13.0 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 5 - 6

Plant > Leaf Length: 3.0 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.8 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: landeolate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 0.7 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 10.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.5 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: sheathed, cylindrical, possibly fusiform?

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: none

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: roots white, root tip green

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 11.0 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: circumferential along distal half

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 5.0 cm, peduncle green, round

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.5 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.7 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.4 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.4 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.3 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: conical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: pale gtreen

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.0 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.0 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 1.4 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.2 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 1.5 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 1.2 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 2 keels, recurved apically, all segments very attenuate distal portion

Flower > Column Length: 0.3

Flower > Column Width: 0.2

Flower > Column Color: pale apple green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: royal purple


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