Judging Center: Great Plains Judging Center

Award Number: 20243564

Award Date: March 16, 2024

Awarded As: Octomeria linearifolia 'Bryon' CBR

Approximately 260 stellate, slightly cupped flowers and approximately 65 buds on approximately 325 inflorescences emerging from dried brown sheath at junction of ramicaul and leaf, 0.1cm wide x 0.3 cm long, inflorescence 0.1cm wide x 0.35cm long, green with a dried brown sheath; plant growing in a 10cm square plastic pot in sphagnum moss, plant measures 49cm wide x 23cm tall, longest ramicaul 0.1cm wide x 9.4cm long, terete, four to six dried tan sheaths surrounding ramicaul, longest leaf 0.4cm wide x 13.2cm long, linear-falcate, central groove, medium green, smooth, roots fine, tan; sepals and petals lanceolate, translucent yellow darker at apex, margins entire; lip oblong constricted centrally, bright yellow, margins undulate, two raised vertical keels basally, side lobes bright yellow; column 0.08cm wide x 0.2cm long, bright yellow, anther cap cream with a tan spot centrally; ovary 0.1cm wide x 0.3cm long, terete, ridged longitudinally, olive green stippled brown; substance light; texture sepals and petals crystalline, lip satin; species from NE/S/SE Brazil; ID by SITF_________________.
Plant came from Steve at Floralia Orchids in Brazil

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 23.0

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1

Plant > Leaf Length: 13.2

Plant > Leaf Width: 0.4

Plant > Leaf Margin: smooth

Plant > Leaf Shape: linear-falcate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 9.4

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.1

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Margin: smooth

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

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

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 0.35

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.3

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: terete

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: olive stippled brown

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: ribbed longitudinally

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.2

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.9

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.9

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.25

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.7

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.3

Flower > Petals Length: 0.6

Flower > Petals Width: 0.2

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.35

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): 2 keels

Flower > Column Length: 0.2

Flower > Column Width: 0.08

Flower > Column Color: bright yellow

Flower > Anther Cap Color: cream with a tan spot centrally



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