2002 & 2003

 

 


Award 1293 

 Lc. Can Can 'Nitacan'  AM/SAOC 80%

(C Nitsi x Lc Chicanery)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 20 July 2002
Ns 83 mm; Ds 15 x 48 mm; Ps 23 x 41 mm; Ls 16 x 42 mm; Lip 25 x 36  mm.

Twelve flowers and one bud on one 170 mm well displayed inflorescence; flowers ivory colour; petals with light pink margin; lip cream with light pink margin and an attractive dark pink blotch in centre; flowers well spaced and elegantly displayed; substance average; texture sparkling.


Owner:  Dr. and Mrs. R. van Rooyen, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


 
 


Award 1279  

Plectrelminthes caudatus 'Witrivier'  

AM/SAOC 81%

A species from West Africa
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 11 February 2002
Ns 68 mm; Ds 5 x 38mm; Ps 5 x 38 mm; Ls 6 x 50 mm; Lip 23 x 50 mm, Spur 240 mm

Seven non-resupinate flowers on one 450 mm pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals olive green, pointed with recurving edges; lip clear white' round with a sharp tip; spur green with a distinct twist; texture matte, substance very good.


Owner Dr. and Mrs. R. van Rooyen, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


Award 1312 

Lycaste Cool Customer 'White River''  

HCC/SAOC 79%

(Lycaste Koolena x locusta)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 8 October 2002
Ns 75 mm; Ds 35 x 46 mm; Ps 24 x 37 mm; Ls 34 x 45 mm; Lip 25 x 41  mm.

One flower with pale green sepals and contrasting cream petals; lip pure white with bright orange calli; flowers slightly cupped due to L.locusta influence; substance good; texture matte.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



 


Award 1315 

Paphiopedilum Linet Hamman 'Saskia'

AM/SAOC 81%

(Paph Dellaina x micranthum)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 8 October 2002
ns 117 mm; ds 35 x 45mm; ps 34x 57 mm; ls 33 x 40 mm; pouch 36 x 60 mm

One flower and one well presented bud on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal pink with darker tessellations; pouch pink with eye-catching dark-pink staminode; substance and texture good.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



Award 1316 

Paphiopedilum Mint Chocolate 'Francine'

AM/SAOC 81%

(godefroyae x malipoense)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 8 October 2002
ns 104 mm; ds 41 x 34mm; ps 45x 54 mm; ls 31 x 34 mm; pouch 31 x 42 mm

A single flower with a green dorsal sepal with few brown spots basally; petals light green with dark brown tessellations fading towards the tip; pouch pale green; staminode white with dark maroon blotch; substance average; texture matte.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


 

 


 



Award 1353 

Cyrtorchis arcuata var whytei  

AM/SAOC 80%

A species from Malawi
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 14 November 2002
Ns 65 mm hor;  98mm vert; ds 8 x 37 mm; Ps 5 x28 mm; Ls 9 x 46 mm; Lip 8 x 35  mm; spur 77 mm

Nineteen star shaped flowers on five inflorescences; flowers light cream, spur apple green; substance good, texture matte; flowers slightly crowded on some inflorescences


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



 
SAOC Orchid & Species of the year


Award 1332  

Paphiopedilum delenatii 'Angela'

AM/SAOC 87%

 A species from Vietnam
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 10 March 2003
ns 108 mm; ds 35 x 37mm; ps 54x 56 mm; ls 34 x 34 mm; pouch 34 x 47 mm

One beautifully displayed flat flower on a 38cm inflorescence; sepals and petals pristine white with no pink suffusion; pouch dark pink; staminode white, yellow centrally splotched pink basally with lavender picotee. awarded for superb shape and form, size and contrasting colour.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


Award 1333 

Paphiopedilum Lola Bird 'Pelican'

AM/SAOC 84%

 (emersonii x micranthum)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 10 March 2003
ns 111 mm; ds 40 x 47mm; ps 55x 80 mm; ls 32 x 45 mm; pouch 55 x 65 mm

One very beautiful flower; dorsal sepal creamy-white with a few pink veins; petals full, round, cream with pink tessellations; pouch white with light pink overlay; staminode contrasting dark yellow with red veins; substance good; texture matte. A very impressive flower.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


 
 


Award 1340 

Paphiopedilum Sanguine 'Santareme'

AM/SAOC 80%

( Lockinge x Queenanna)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 22 May 2003
ns 116 mm; ds 91 x 75mm; ps 52x 66 mm; ls 72 x 60 mm; pouch 35 x707 mm

One striking red flower on a 564 mm inflorescence; dorsal sepal dark re, white edged slightly cupped with deep sulcus; petals deep mahogany red flaring slightly towards the bottom margins; dark maroon spotting in the center of the flower intensifies the red colour; staminode yellow, pubescent towards the base; substance excellent; texture glossy.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 

 
 


Award 1341 

Paphiopedilum Wossner's Jade 'Frans'

AM/SAOC 81%

(niveum x malipoense )
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 22 May 2003
ns 104 mm; ds 46 x 51mm; ps 44x 58 mm; ls 38 x 38 mm; pouch 35 x 68 mm

One delicate, soft white flower on a thin 222 mm inflorescence; petals white overlaid with light green with faint darker tessellations; dorsal sepal ice green; staminode white with soft green web-like marking in the center and a spotted cerise band at the base; lip white with rolled in margins, dusted with cerise basally; substance papery; texture crystalline.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 

 


Award 1347 

Paphiopedilum Macabre 'Merlot'

AM/SAOC 82%

(Voodoo Magic x sukhakulii )
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 14 July 2003
ns 127 mm hor;106mm vert; ds  53 x 55mm; ps 21x 71 mm; ls 26 x 45 mm; pouch 29 x 55 mm

One dark vinicolour flower; dorsal sepal white, striped dark burgundy; sepals almost black with burgundy tips; pouch very dark maroon; staminode white with green veins; substance good, texture glossy


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


 


Award 1348 

Paphiopedilum Cheery Day 'Chirpy'

AM/SAOC 82%

 (Cherokee x Lambert Day )
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 14 July 2003
ns 96 mm hor;96 mm vert; ds 75 x 55mm; ps 56x 44 mm; ls 51 x 44 mm; pouch 28 x 48 mm

One intensely coloured flower on a 16 cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal vivid apple green with deeper green veins and slight white margin; synsepal vivid apple green; petals yellow-green; pouch yellow-green and glossy; substance very good; texture glossy

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


 


Award 1349 

Paphiopedilum malipoense var jackii 'Jackpot'

AM/SAOC 82%

 A species from Vietnam and China
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 31 July 2003
ns 105 mm hor; 93 mm vert; ds 32 x 58mm; ps 38x 66 mm; ls 26 x 50 mm; pouch 38 x 45 mm

One charming flower on a thin 51cm tall inflorescence; dorsal sepal apple green with few brown striations near the base; petals apple green heavily tessellated with brown near base; pouch apple green with brown spots on the inside; staminode white with contrasting red veins; substance poor, texture papery.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


 
 


Award 1359 

Aerangis Artikot 'Rotsvas''  

AM/SAOC 82%

articulata x kotschyana
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 31 July 2003
Ns 50 mm vertical; 40 mm hor; Ds 7 x 21mm; Ps 9 x 20 mm; Ls 7 x 25 mm; Lip 14 x 20 mm, Spur 121 mm

Twenty two flowers and thirty six buds on two pendulous inflorescences; flowers paper white with light cream anther cap; substance very good, texture sparkling; dislodged pollen on one flower precluded a higher score.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 


Award 1367

Wilsonara Hambuhren Stern "P.M.Burg'  

HCC/SAOC 77%

Oncidium tigrinum x Oda Lippestern
 

Judged at National Show 23 September 2003.
Ns 84 mm hor; 96 mm vert: ds 20 x 42 mm; ps 22 x 40 mm; ls 20 x 47 mm; Lip 30 x 38  mm.

Fifteen flat flowers on two inflorescences; petals with a grey white background heavily overlaid with burgundy maroon blotches; lip pale yellow with a orange brown crest; substance good; texture matte.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



 


Award 1373

Ascocenda Suksamran Beauty 'P.M.B

'HCC/SAOC 77%

Vanda Gordon dillon x Ascda Yip Sum Wah
 
Judged at National Show 23 September 2003.
ns 57 mm; ds 26 x 30mm; ps 25 x 25 mm; ls 25 x 34 mm; lip 9 x 10 mm
Sixteen flowers and twelve buds on two erect inflorescences on a healthy plant; petals and sepals broad and flat with slight 'windows'' colour on all segments intense cerise pink with slightly darker tessellations on lateral sepals; lip magenta; substance good; texture sparkling.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


SAOC Orchid & Species of the year


Award 1393

Cirrhopetalum eberhardtii 'Tzarina'AM/SAOC 84%

species from Indo China.

Judged by Lowveld region on 17October 2003
ns 17 mm hor; 48 mm ver; ds 9 x 12mm; ps 3x 8 mm; ls 8 x 39 mm; lip 3 x 9 mm
Two hundred and ninety nine flowers beautifully arranged in umbels on sixteen inflorescences; flowers chartreuse; dorsal sepal heavily overlaid with larger spots and fine filaments; lateral sepals fused showing outside surface; outer edges of petals with maroon bristles; lip beet coloured and hinged; substance good, texture fleshy; plant well grown on mount, leaves clean and arrangement of inflorescences very pleasing.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


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