Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA, January 24, 2011

Paph Macabre Mem Bernice Goss
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Paph. Macabre 'Mem. Bernice Goss' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Mem. Bernice Goss x sukhakulii)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 14.9 cm Vertical: 9.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 5.5 cm Length: 7.1 cm
Petal Width: 2.4 cm Length: 8.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.9 cm Length: 5.9 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 6.2 cm

Description: One flower on one 26.0 cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal blushed red veined dark magenta; synsepal cream blushed rose, veined dark magenta; petals blushed rose, hirsute, medium green centrally, uniformly stripped burgundy; staminode light green, darker green centrally; pouch dark burgundy; substance average; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Donald Goss
Brs Kenneth Bivin Batman
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Brs. Kenneth Bivin 'Batman' JC/AOS
(Onc. cariniferum x Brs. arcuigera)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.6 cm Vertical: 10.7 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.2 cm Length: 8.2 cm
Petal Width: 2.2 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.1 cm Length: 9.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.7 cm Length: 4.8 cm

Description: Fifteen open, star shaped flower on one arching inflorescence; sepals recurved, proximal two-thirds purple-brown, apical third yellow; petals, lanceolate, peloric, purple-brown on proximal third, keels yellow, apical two-thirds yellow; lip lanceolate, proximally purple-brown, keels yellow, distal three-fourths yellow; substance firm; texture satin; commended for peloric form, wider appearing petals and color of grex.
Exhibitor: Michael Gregory
Paph gardineri Fiona Gan King Ing
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Paph. Paph. gardineri 'Fiona Gan King Ing' HCC/AOS 76 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.0 cm Vertical: 5.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.2 cm Length: 4.3 cm
Petal Width: 1.0 cm Length: 6.9 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.1 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 4.4 cm

Description: Two flowers and two buds on two inflorescences, up to 32.0 cm long; sepals white, striped mahogany; petals loosely twisted, yellow base color, hirsute, striped mahogany proximally coalescing to solid mahogany distally; pouch yellow-green heavily overlaid chestnut brown; staminode maroon; substance firm, texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Gin T. Gan