Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, February 12, 2011

Den chrysopterum Diamond Orchids
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Den. chrysopterum (syn. obtusisepalum) ‘Diamond Orchids’ AM 81 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 3.6 cm Vertical: 3.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.7 cm Length: 1.5 cm
Petal Width: 0.5 cm Length: 1.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Seventy-seven flowers and five buds on 21 clusters held on four canes; dorsal sepal and petals yellow; lateral sepals fused with lip to form a mentum, yellow on superior third, bright orange on inferior two-thirds, saccatus lip bright orange; anther cap green; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Peter T. Lin