Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA, August 24, 2015

Encyclia ochracea ‘Small Surprise’ CHM/AOS 82 pts.
© Arthur Pnkers 2015
Plant Name: Prosthechea ochracea ‘Small Surprise’ CHM/AOS 82 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 1.0 cm Vertical: 1.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.3 cm Length: 0.6 cm
Petal Width: 0.2 cm Length: 0.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.4 cm Length: 0.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.6 cm Length: 0.5 cm

Description: Fifty-one resupinate flowers and eighty buds produced sequentially on twenty-three racemose inflorescences up to 18.0 cm in length borne on a plant 46.0-cm long by 36.0 cm wide and 20.0 cm overall height, mounted on a cedar shingle; pseudobulbs fusiform-ovoid, up to 8.5-cm long and 2.0-cm in diameter; leaves two to three attached near apex, obtuse, narrowly ligulate-elliptic up to 20.0 cm long by 1.4 cm wide; sepals yellow overlaid brown, heaver proximally, tipped chartreuse, reverse chartreuse proximally; petals yellow overlaid brown, heaver proximally; lip strongly trilobed, yellow-cream, crest yellow; substance firm; texture waxy; country of origin - Mexico; pending SITF verification; an attractive color form, appearing orange, of a floriferous Central American miniature species.
Exhibitor: James Hoyle
Encyclia ochracea ‘Small Surprise’ CHM/AOS 82 pts. Flower
© Arthur Pnkers 2015