Oncidium-luteum-2024-01-13 *SITF confirms this plant is Oncidium luteum (Jan 2024).

Plant identification was confirmed at the judging session by the noted taxonomist, Dr. Franco Pupulin. The crest of this species consists of two flat blades that stick out 90 degrees and three tooth-like projections that point toward the midlobe. This is very distinctive and and clearly visible in the enlarged photo of the flower. A good image of this species can be seen in the IOSPE, which is almost identical to this flower.

Judging Center: Puerto Rico Judging Center

Award Number: 20236255

Award Date: August 31, 2023

Awarded As: Oncidium luteum

Plant was verified by Franco Pupulin.

Plant > Leaf Shape: plicate, linear

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 66.0 cm

Flower Natural Spread Length: 1.5

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.8

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.6

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.4

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6

Flower > Petals Length: 0.1

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): large yellow prominent callus centrally, central horn-like structure that curves upward



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