Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Greater Omaha Orchid Society 7 March 2015

Paphiopedilum micranthum var. eburneum
'Perfecto' AM 86 pts.

WideLong

One full exceptionally well-formed flower presented on a strong 20-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals white blushed yellow centrally, distinctly veined and tessellated raspberry red; pouch white blushed light raspberry red basally, interior spotted raspberry red; staminode white, spotted dark raspberry red, yellow distally; substance firm; texture matte; commended for outstanding form and color.

Exhibitor: Orchid Inn, Bloomington, IL

Nat. Spr.8.38.6
Dorsal3.33.1
Petal4.04.0
Lat. Sepal2.52.5
Lip4.56.0

Paphiopedilum Sander's Duck
'Prairie Mallard' AM 82 pts.

WideLong

Paph. Sander's Pride x Paph. adductum

Four flowers and one bud on one 30-cm sturdy tall inflorescence; sepals yellow striped maroon; petals yellow speckled maroon; pouch yellow overlaid light brown, veined brown; staminode yellow, hirsute maroon margins; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: John and Debra Dolen, Omaha, NE

Nat. Spr.11.423.5
Dorsal4.06.4
Petal1.26.4
Lat. Sepal3.621.1
Lip2.34.9

Paphiopedilum Unregistered
'Zach' AM 80 pts.

WideLong

Paph. Predacious x Paph. rothschildianum

Three stately flowers on one erect 70-cm inflorescence; sepals chartreuse heavily striped cordovan; petals chartreuse striped and spotted cordovan, apically solid cordovan; pouch chartreuse overlaid light cordovan on superior surface, interior tessellated darker cordovan showing through to outer surface; staminode pale yellow, light cordovan blush centrally, hirsute lateral margins; substance heavy; texture matte.
Provisional award pending registration.

Exhibitor: Orchid Inn, LTD., Bloomington, IL

Nat. Spr.15.024.0
Dorsal4.97.6
Petal1.418.0
Lat. Sepal4.28.0
Lip2.35.7

Oncidium boothianum
'Bryon' CHM 85 pts.

WideLong

One hundred eighty-three flowers well-presented on four multi-branched upright inflorescences up to 53-cm tall, borne on a plant consisting of four growths each consisting of four flat pseudobulbs up to 2.5-cm by 7-cm bearing lanceolate leaves up to 50-cm, plant grown in a 8-cm plastic pot; flower base color canary yellow, sepals and petals spotted chocolate brown; lip caramel brown, callus yellow finally spotted light brown; anther cap light brown; substance firm; texture matte; distinct fragrance noted.
Provisional award pending identification by SITF.

Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke, Windfield, KS

Nat. Spr.2.12.9
Dorsal0.51.2
Petal0.40.9
Lat. Sepal0.41.0
Lip1.41.1

Paphiopedilum Hsinying Alien
'Donna Olson' HCC 77

WideLong

One attractive flower on one 38-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal light burgundy striped darker burgundy; synsepal dark burgundy; petals dark burgundy, apple green basally, margins hirsute; pouch dark burgundy; staminode light bronze; substance firm; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: David Bird, Blue Springs, MO

Nat. Spr.12.010.2
Dorsal6.45.5
Petal1.86.8
Lat. Sepal1.22.8
Lip2.65.7

Masdevallia Fred Bergman
'Lauritzen Gardens' AM 82 pts.

WideLong

Eight tubular flowers and five buds on thirteen upright inflorescence well-presented above foliage; sepals orange-yellow striped cerise, entire surface covered with cerise-red pubescence, reverse red on basal third; petals white with red ridges; lip cerise-red; column and anther cap white, red margin; substance hard; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Al Clinton, Mclouth, KS

Nat. Spr.2.44.5
Dorsal1.23.0
Petal
Lat. Sepal1.12.5
Lip

Paphiopedilum Hsinying Alien
'Carol Erickson' AM 80

WideLong

One stately flower and one bud well-presented on one 30-cm tall upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal white overlaid green proximally blushed rose, boldly striped olive green; ciliate petals light green blushed rose distally boldly spotted mahogany; pouch chartreuse suffused rose, heavily spotted mahogany, interior spotted raspberry red; staminode chartreuse overlaid rose, veined olive; substance firm; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: David Bird, Blue Springs, MO

Nat. Spr.11.59.2
Dorsal5.25.8
Petal2.07.0
Lat. Sepal1.73.7
Lip3.35.5

Paphiopedilum Hilo Girl
'Lone Jack' HCC 79

WideLong

Paph. California Girl x Paph. Taisuco America's Plum

Two flowers well-presented on two sturdy inflorescences; dorsal sepal white overlaid burgundy proximally; synsepal white overlaid pale green, spotted burgundy proximally; petals green overlaid and tessellated burgundy leaving a green picotee; pouch green overlaid burgundy, interior spotted burgundy, green picotee on rim; staminode yellow bight yellow protuberence centrally; substance firm; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: Alex McConnell, Lone Jack, MO

Nat. Spr.11.39.3
Dorsal8.26.0
Petal4.06.6
Lat. Sepal6.44.2
Lip3.94.1