Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, September 14, 2013

Drac. Raven Rustic Canyon HCC 77 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Dracula Raven 'Rustic Canyon' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Drac. vampira x Drac. roezlii)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 17.0 cm Vertical: 25.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.6 cm Length: 13.6 cm
Petal Width: 0.1 cm Length: 0.1 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 13.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 1.33 cm

Description: One beautifully grown plant displaying one flower on one inflorescence and one bud and a seed pod on a second inflorescecne; sepals medium green, heavily spotted and blotched along veins dark brown, coalescing appically, caude dark brown; lip light pink, column light green; substance firm; texture matte; overall shape of flower reflect roeslii patent, markings nicely combine spotting of the roezlii and stripping of vampira parents.
Exhibitor: Howard Liebman
Cyr. McBeanianum Rustic Profusion HCC 77 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Cyrtochilum McBeanianum 'Rustic Profusion' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Cyr. macranthum x Cyr. halteratum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.0 cm Vertical: 7.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.0 cm Length: 3.3 cm
Petal Width: 2.8 cm Length: 3.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.1 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 2.0 cm

Description: Sixty-one flowers on two serpentine inflorescences arranged to appear compact; sepals sulfur yellow, overlaid brown leaving yellow picotee; petals sulfur yellow, light purple basally, spotted and barred light brown proximally; lip yellow, side lobes overlaid olive brown, darker marginally, apex dark purple, midlobe overlaid purple, sulfur yellow apically, callus white, horns tipped purple; column bright yellow, wings purple, anther cap yellow; substance medium, petals firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Howard Liebman