Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA , January 3, 2013

Clo Cosmic Sunlight 'SVO' AM 82pts
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Plant Name: Clowesetum Cosmic Sunlight 'Sunset Valley Orchids' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(Clo. Alaena Laryson x Ctsm. Bound for Glory)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.4 cm Vertical: 6.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.9 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Petal Width: 1.9 cm Length: 3.9 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Fourteen flowers and nine buds on one pendant inflorescence; sepals and petals pale yellow, finely spotted lavender distally; lip pale yellow, deeper yellow saccate depression centrally, margins serrated; substance medium; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Morm Nitty Gritty 'Sunset Valley Orchids' HCC 78 pts.
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Plant Name: Mormodes Nitty-Gritty 'Sunset Valley Orchids' HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(Exotic Treat x rolfeana)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.8 cm Vertical: 4.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.8 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Petal Width: 1.5 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 3.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.8 cm Length: 2.0 cm

Description: Thirty-five flowers on three horizontal inflorescences originating from one pseudobulb; sepals and petals green-cream, lightly suffused orange, very heavily spotted cordovan; lip orange, densely spotted cordovan; column dark green-cream, dorsal side heavily blotched cordovan; substance extremely firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Mo Lime Tiger 'SVO II' HCC 77pts
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Plant Name: Mormodia Lime Tiger 'SVO II' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Cl. Grace Dunn x Morm. elegans)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 4.6 cm Vertical: 3.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.7 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Petal Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Fifty-seven quite flat flowers and twenty-seven buds on four mature inflorescences, twelve tiny buds on one immature inflorescence; flower base color lime green veined deeper green; sepals and petal margins flushed faint pink; substance medium; texture satin.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke