Provisional Awards

San Diego Botanical Garden International Orchid Show, Encinitas, CA, October 04, 2013

Lc Little Marmaid 'Lise' AM 82 pts
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Plant Name: Brassocatanthe Little Marmaid 'Lise' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(C. walkeriana x Bsn. Maikai)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.0 cm Vertical: 8.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.6 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Petal Width: 2.8 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.8 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.1 cm Length: 4.4 cm

Description: Eleven flowers and six buds on four inflorescences; sepal and petals pink-lavender; lip slightly darker pink-lavender, darker spotting along veins distally, white centrally, throat white with red-purple spotting along veins; column white, overlaid light pink, anther cap white; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Jim Wright
Cycnodes Richard Fulford 'Tyrone' HCC 76 pts.
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Plant Name: Cycnodes Richard Fulford 'Tyrone' HCC/AOS 76 pts.
(Cyc. haagii x Morm. lawrenceana)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.2 cm Vertical: 6.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.1 cm Length: 3.7 cm
Petal Width: 1.5 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.3 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Eleven flowers and twelve buds on two arching inflorescences from one pseudobulb; sepals and petals chartreuse with numerous uniformly distributed small brown spots; lip yellow-gold uniform small brown spots; column green basally and yellow distally with small brown spots; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Charles Fouquette
Lc McNeil's Blue Valentine 'Kathleen' HCC 77pts
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Plant Name: Rhyncattleanthe McNeil's Blue Valentine 'Kathleen' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Rth. Lois McNeil x C. Valentine)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.7 cm Vertical: 11.6 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.1 cm Length: 6.6 cm
Petal Width: 5.1 cm Length: 6.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 5.9 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.1 cm Length: 5.4 cm

Description: Twenty-four flowers on five inflorescences; sepals and petals light lavender-blue; lip cream, yellow centrally, wide margin overlaid lavender-blue, splashed darker lavender-blue apically; substance moderate; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Alex Nadzan