Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Mid-America Judging Center - 14 November 2015

Phalaenopsis pulcherrima
'South Fort' CCM 85 pts.

WideLong

Fifty-five flowers and thirty buds on eight inflorescences borne on a vigorous 30-cm wide by 11-cm tall plant grown in a 28-cm clay pot; sepals and petals pink; lip pink striped darker pink centrally, tipped dark pink distally; anther cap white; substance good; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Nathan Bell, Hollister, MO

Nat. Spr.3.83.6
Dorsal1.02.0
Petal1.21.7
Lat. Sepal1.11.8
Lip1.21.8

Paphiopedilum Alice Barrios
'Lemon Drop' HCC 77 pts.

WideLong

Paph. Norito Hasegawa x Paph. primulinum

One concolor lemon yellow flower and one bud on one inflorescence; substance good; texture satin.

Exhibitor: Nathan Bell, Hollister, MO

Nat. Spr.9.910.0
Dorsal3.54.3
Petal2.35.6
Lat. Sepal3.72.8
Lip2.94.8

Bulbophyllum Wilbur Chang
'Pretty-Foul' AM 83 pts.

WideLong

Bulb. echinolabium x Bulb. carunculatum

One flower and one bud well-presented on one arched inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals yellow lightly tessellated burgundy; elongate lateral sepals crossed apically, yellow proximal half overlaid golden orange; lip cordovan darker basally; substance hard; texture waxy.

Exhibitor: Larry Lanman, St. Paul, MO

Nat. Spr.9.121.4
Dorsal2.09.9
Petal1.54.8
Lat. Sepal1.513.6
Lip1.14.0

Brassocattleya Hoku Gem
'War Eagle' AM 82 pts.

WideLong

C. Tangerine Jewel x Bc. Richard Mueller

Thirty-three flat flowers and five buds on eleven inflorescences with five immature developing inflorescences; sepals and petals brilliant yellow randomly spotted maroon; lip yellow randomly spotted maroon; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Exhibitor: Nathan Bell, Hollister, MO

Nat. Spr.7.77.7
Dorsal1.94.3
Petal1.63.7
Lat. Sepal1.24.4
Lip2.43.5

Aerangis Sadie's Starburst
'Reyna' HCC 79 pts.

WideLong

Aergs. biloba x Aergs. confusa

Thirty stellate flowers and twenty-seven buds well-presented on five pendulous inflorescences; sepals and petals white faintly tipped pink on reverse; lip white, spur pale pink 4.7-cm long; substance good; texture crystalline.

Exhibitor: Sarah Waddoups, Rogers, AR

Nat. Spr.3.56.6
Dorsal0.82.1
Petal0.72.1
Lat. Sepal0.82.1
Lip1.02.3