Dendrobium-velutinelabrum-Irene-CHM/AOS-2019-04-27***Confirmed (June 2019)***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194313

Award Date: April 20, 2019

Awarded As: Dendrobium velutinelabrum 'Irene' CHM/AOS

Nine flat, stellate, light cream citron yellow flowers on three 4.0 cm inflorescences borne on a 52 cm leafless cane, and 2 nascent inflorescences on a second leafless cane of a 56 cm wide by 60 cm tall plant grown in sphagnum moss in a 10 cm clay pot; plant consists of 13 axillary-segmented, 0.5 - 1.5 cm diameter canes ranging from 8.2 cm to 60 cm in length; leaves lanceolate, entire, 4 cm wide by 27 cm long; sepals and petals concolor light citron yellow; lip acuminate, margins ruffled, canescent centrally, light citron yellow, darker yellow basally, overlaid olive-green veining coalescing centrally; column cream; substance medium; texture velvet; recognized for large flat flowers, unusual lip shape, and pleasing color; native to the Philippines; confirmed by SITF

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: up to 60 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 6 - 8

Plant > Leaf Length: 27.0

Plant > Leaf Width: 4.0

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

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

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: up to 60 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: up to 1.5 cm diameter

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: green

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 3.8 - 4.0 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternate

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: -75 - 1.0 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 3.75

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: tubular

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light citron

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth, waxy

Flower Natural Spread Length: 7.0

Flower Natural Spread Width: 8.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 4.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 2.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 3.75

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 2.0

Flower > Petals Length: 4.0

Flower > Petals Width: 1.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 3.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 2.0

Flower > Column Length: .75

Flower > Column Width: .3

Flower > Column Color: green

Flower > Anther Cap Color: citron & green


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