Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA, March 7, 2017

Paphiopedilum Volcano Goddess Arnie HCC 78 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Volcano Goddess ‘Arnie’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Paph. Yang-Ji x Paph. rothschildianum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.5 cm Vertical: 8.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 5.0 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Petal Width: 2.3 cm Length: 15.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 5.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 5.8 cm

Description: Three flowers on one erect 46.0-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal cream, becoming very pale green distally, broadly veined and overlaid centrally dark maroon; synsepal cream veined maroon; petals cream overlaid light yellow marginally, veined maroon spotted maroon along veins and margins proximally, margins ciliate; pouch cream yellow-green distally veined maroon, solid maroon internally; staminode cream overlaid green-yellow, maroon centrally margins pilosulose, lavender, white distally; substance heavy; texture satiny.
Exhibitor: Arnold Gum
Paphiopedilum villosum ‘Windflower’ CCE/AOS 91 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum villosum ‘Windflower’ CCE/AOS 91 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.0 cm Vertical: 9.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.0 cm Length: 7.1 cm
Petal Width: 3.5 cm Length: 7.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.8 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.8 cm Length: 5.6 cm

Description: Twenty-five flowers evenly arranged circumferentially on twenty-five inflorescences on a 100.0-cm diameter by 33.0-cm tall plant, very clean, medium green foliage grown in a 25.0-cm pot; dorsal sepal yellow-green, medial veins dark maroon coalesced proximally; synsepal yellow-green; petals yellow-green, superior half veined and brushed mahogany, midvein maroon, inferior half faintly veined and brushed mahogany leaving margins clear; staminode yellow-green, purple hirsute basally; substance medium firm; texture glossy, sepals satiny, sepal reverse puberulent, staminode globulose.
Exhibitor: Betty Kelepecz
Paphiopedilum Shun-Fa Golden ‘Piedmont’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Shun-Fa Golden ‘Piedmont’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Paph. hangianum x Paph. malipoense)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.0 cm Vertical: 11.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.3 cm Length: 5.8 cm
Petal Width: 4.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.8 cm Length: 5.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.8 cm Length: 4.6 cm

Description: One well proportioned fairly flat flower on one upright 24.0-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow-green, dorsal sepal spotted maroon along basal veins, petals spotted red along veins forming tessellated pattern, margin ciliate; pouch yellow-green slightly translucent between veins, inner rim and interior heavily spotted red revealed exteriorly; staminode square, cream heavily overlaid red distally; substance firm; texture matte, sepals front and reverse and pouch puberulent, petals sericeous basally becoming puberulent distally, pouch rim glossy.
Exhibitor: John Hagee