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FARIA, Ricardo Tadeu de et al. UEL 7: a new Dendrobium cultivar. Hortic. Bras. [online]. 2011, vol.29, n.3, pp. 441-442. ISSN 0102-0536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-05362011000300031.
UEL 7 is a Dendrobium nobile's cultivar developed at The Department of Agronomy of Universidade Estadual de Londrina and is the result of the crossing between D3 x D8 and selected for its yellow flowers and format with similar width and length (7.0 cm), almost forming a circle. The plants were pollinated artificially, and the seeds sowed in growth media in vitro. The cultivar presents flowers of yellow coloration, labelo with the center dark brown color and the pseudobulb presents 11 flowers on average. The flowers durability is about 30 days.
Keywords : Dendrobim nobile; breeding; cultivar description; orchid.