Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20185011

Award Date: April 21, 2018

Awarded As: Stelis nitens

One crystalline, pale chartreuse flower and 10 buds on a developing 10 cm inflorescence borne on a 7.5 cm tall, 10 growth caespitose plant potted in sphagnum moss in a 2.5 cm clay pot; oblanceolate to spathulate leaves 1.6 cm wide and up to 7.3 cm long borne singly on 0.1 cm diameter ramicauls up to 2 cm long; sepals cream chartreuse; lip and petals insignificant; recognized for rarity in culture and educational value.

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 7.8 cm

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

Plant > Leaf Length: 3.4 - 7.3 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.3 - 1.6 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: oblanceolate to spathulate

Plant > Leaf petiole length (apex of pseudobulb or stem to leaf base proper): 3.0 cm

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 3.0 c,

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.1 cm

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

Plant >Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Root Tip Color: non-visible

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 10.0 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: alternate

Inflorescence > Distance from base of inflorescence to first bud or branch: 5.0 cm

Inflorescence > distance between flowers along inflorescence: 0.9 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.1 - 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 0.1 - 0.2 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: < 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1 cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylindrical

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light green

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: glabrous

Flower Natural Spread Length: 0.5 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.25 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.3 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.25 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.25 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.1 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.1 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1

Flower > Column Color: pale chartreuse

Flower > Anther Cap Color: green


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