Oberonia-brachystachys-2020-03-01***Determined not to be Oberonia brachystachys; confirmed as Oberonia miniata (Mar 2020); O. brachystachys is a short plant with few leaves that are almost triangular; all flower segments have highly dissected margins and the lip is distinctly trilobed and flat; also, O. brachystachys has whorls of close set flowers which this does not have; this plant has a "Lockhartia"-type vegetative habit and green flowers with triangular lip and a small notch at the tip of the epichile which matches O. miniata; identified by Daniel Geiger, Ph.D., an expert in Oberonia taxonomy.***
Judging Center: Toronto
Award Number: 20206887
Award Date: February 08, 2020
Awarded As: Oberonia brachystachys
Approximately 3500 minute yellow flowers and 1650 buds on 10 pendent inflorescences up to 22-cm, plus four emerging inflorescences, distributed all around a 21-growth, 23-cm wide by 58-cm long, well-grown plant on a 10 by 4-cm tree fern plaque; distichous-leaved growths to 30-cm; commended as a most impressive Oberonia species. awarded as brachystachis
Natural spread of flowers listed as 0.1 cm x 0.1 cm
Oberonia brachystachys Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 8 B (1838).
This name is accepted.