Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA, June 23, 2014

V. Nonthaburi ‘Vantastic’ FCC 90 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2014
Plant Name: Vanda Nonthaburi ‘Vantastic’ FCC/AOS 90 pts.
(V. Josephine Van Brero x V. Gulf of Siam)

Basal Flowers:
Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.2 cm Vertical: 12.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.8 cm Length: 5.6 cm
Petal Width: 4.6 cm Length: 5.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 5.3 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 4.1 cm

Description: Ten large well-formed flowers on one inflorescence exhibiting radiant sunset colors; sepals and petals pink-orange, profusely and finely spotted burgundy; suffused medium pink, suffusion becoming heavier on distal third, overlaid yellow-green centrally; lip yellow-green, side lobes veined burgundy, midlobe yellow-green heavily overlaid burgundy, heavily spotted darker burgundy through out; column cream overlaid lavender, anther cap cream; substance very firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Don Goss
Bulb. cruentum Giok Tien Gan AM 85 pts.
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Plant Name: Bulbophyllum cruentum 'Giok Tien Gan' AM/AOS 85 pts.

Basal Flowers:
Natural Spread Horizontal: 3.5 cm Vertical: 5.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.3 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Petal Width: 1.2 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.5 cm Length: 0.8 cm

Description: Two flowers on one inflorescence; flower overall black deep burgundy, sepal reverse blushed green proximally; dorsal sepal erect; lateral sepals connate distally; petals crenellate; lip mobile; substance firm; texture satin.
Exhibitor: Gin T. Gan
Den. teretifolium White Angels AM 80 pts.
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Plant Name: Dendrobium teretifolium 'White Angels' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Basal Flowers:
Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.5 cm Vertical: 3.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.4 cm Length: 2.7 cm
Petal Width: 1.5 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.4 cm Length: 3.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.4 cm Length: 1.5 cm

Description: Three hundred flowers and fifty-seven buds on forty inflorescences; sepals and petals bright, clear white, stripped maroon basally; lip white randomly spotted maroon centrally, margins undulate; column white finely spotted maroon; substance soft, texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: James R. Hoyle
B. cucullata Little Saigan Angels AM 81 pts.
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Plant Name: Brassavola cucullata 'Little Saigan Angels' AM/AOS 81 pts.

Basal Flowers:
Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.5 cm Vertical: 12.7 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.7 cm Length: 11.8 cm
Petal Width: 0.7 cm Length: 11.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.8 cm Length: 11.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 9.2 cm

Description: Twelve flowers and twelve buds in an exceptionally balanced arrangement on seven arching, pendulous inflorescences plus eight buds on three immature inflorescences; sepals and petals green-white overlaid burgundy; lip fimbirated basally, pure white overlaid pale green; column white; substance very soft; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Ha Bui