Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Mid-America Judging Center - 14 May 2016

Encyclia Borincana
'CofO Chocolate Star' AM 84 pts.

WideLong

E. alata x E. bractescens

Fifty-seven stellate, intensely colored flowers and two buds well-presented on four upright branched inflorescences; sepals and petals cordovan, light green basally; lip white heavily veined and suffused fuchsia; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Nathan Bell, Hollister, MO

Nat. Spr.4.54.7
Dorsal0.32.5
Petal0.42.6
Lat. Sepal0.42.6
Lip1.92.6

Paphiopedilum Chiara
'Mark's Joy' HCC 78 pts.

WideLong

Paph. sukhakulii x Paph. lawrenceanum

One flower on one inflorescence; sepals white striped dark green; petals light green striped darker green, light cream color distally; pouch light green; staminode white, dark green centrally; substance good; texture satiny.

Exhibitor: Mark and Joy Prout, Lee's Summitt, MO

Nat. Spr.13.110.0
Dorsal5.14.9
Petal2.06.6
Lat. Sepal2.24.2
Lip3.25.4

Vanda falcata var. Shutenno
'CofO Pink Ice' AM 83 pts.

WideLong

Thirty-seven charming flowers and two buds borne on six deep purple inflorescences; pedicels deep purple fading to pink distally; sepals and petals white blushed pink distally; lip white; 6.0-cm long x 0.1-cm wide nectary white overlaid pink distally; substance good; texture crystalline.

Exhibitor: Nathan Bell, Hollister, MO

Nat. Spr.1.86.5
Dorsal0.31.3
Petal0.31.2
Lat. Sepal0.31.5
Lip0.51.0

Cypripedium Philipp
'Little Egypt' HCC 76 pts.

WideLong

Cyp. macranthros x Cyp. kentuckiense

Eight flowers on eight inflorescences; sepals and petals ivory overlaid raspberry purple, streaked and speckled darker raspberry purple; pouch ivory speckled dark raspberry purple; substance soft; texture matte; overall condition of flowers precluded higher score.

Exhibitor: George Snider, DeSoto, IL

Nat. Spr.7.08.0
Dorsal3.56.7
Petal1.38.0
Lat. Sepal2.58.0
Lip3.05.5