Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Mid-America Judging Center - 13 August 2016

Rhynchostylis coelestis
'Shari's Princess Danielle' HCC 76 pts.

WideLong

Two hundred ninety-seven flowers and one hundred five buds on ten well-presented upright inflorescences, and seventy-two buds on two immature inflorescences; sepals and petals white apices amethyst; lip white solidly overlaid dark amethyst; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Exhibitor: John Gross, Springfield, IL

Nat. Spr.2.21.9
Dorsal0.81.0
Petal0.71.0
Lat. Sepal1.21.1
Lip1.02.1

Paphiopedilum Frank Booth
'Lone Jack' HCC 75 pts.

WideLong

Paph. stonei x Paph. parishii

Three flowers on one inflorescence; sepals ivory striped green, suffused purple on reverse; petals ivory spotted cordovan, suffused purple distal third; pouch chartreuse blushed olive; substance good; texture waxy; flowers combine best characteristics of both species; commended for pastel coloration of flowers.

Exhibitor: Alex McConnell, Lone Jack, MO

Nat. Spr.9.014.0
Dorsal3.56.0
Petal1.413.3
Lat. Sepal3.55.5
Lip1.76.0

Bulbophyllum hirundinis
'Windy Hill's Fireworks' HCC 83 pts.

WideLong

Twenty-nine brightly colored flowers on three inflorescences and three immature inflorescences; dorsal sepal translucent cream color striped burnt orange, ciliate burnt orange margins; lateral sepals rich golden yellow heavily overlaid burnt orange centrally; petals ciliate, translucent cream color striped burnt orange distally; lip golden yellow overlaid burnt orange marginally; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Marilyn and Brian LeDoux, Labadie, MO

Nat. Spr.0.34.4
Dorsal0.250.3
Petal0.20.3
Lat. Sepal0.154.2
Lip0.050.15

Dendrobium
'Myzina' AM 81 pts.

WideLong

Den. aberrans x Den. alexandrae

Sixty well-presented flowers on ten inflorescences; flowers cream color, sepals and petals speckled cordovan on reverse, lip linearly speckled purple; substance firm; texture matte; presentation of flowers increased score.

Exhibitor: Aleksandr and Victoriya Kumok, Rossville, TN

Nat. Spr.3.23.5
Dorsal0.71.3
Petal0.51.5
Lat. Sepal0.71.7
Lip2.51.5

Paphiopedilum Prime Child
'Apollo' AM 87 pts.

WideLong

Paph. rothschildianum x Paph. primulinum

There well-presented stately flowers on one strong upright inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow suffused light green, sepals striped brown, petals spotted brown; pouch yellow suffused rose; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: William B. Green, Owensboro, KY

Nat. Spr.22.011.2
Dorsal5.56.0
Petal1.712.2
Lat. Sepal4.26.1
Lip2.76.1