2004 & 2005

 

 

 
Award 1402   

Paphiopedilum dianthum 'Swallow'AM/SAOC 80%

A species from China

Judged by Lowveld region on 1 March 2004

ns 211 mm hor; ds 30 x 50mm; ps 13 x 114 mm; ls 33 x 47 mm; pouch 29 x 60 mm

Three well proportioned flowers on one 360 mm upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal white with small light green area basally; synsepal light cream with green stripes basally, petals twisting, with green stripes basally, with mauve tan overlay apically; pouch overlaid rose forming a tan varnish in front; substance good, texture satin.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


 
 


Award 1418  

Aerangis flabeliffera  'Sparkle'  AM/SAOC 82%

A species from Kenia
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 7 May 2004
ns 50 mm hor; 48 mm ver; ds 6 x 27mm; ps 5x 25 mm; ls 5 x 30 mm; lip 4 x 28 mm; spur 150mm

A well grown plant with three, cascading inflorescences carrying twenty nine white flowers with slight pink tinge on tan pedicels; spur light pink; anther cap yellow; substance good, texture crystalline; older flowers very reflexed as true to type.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



 

Previous flowering - not the award slide
 

 

Award 1420

Vanda Golamco's Blue Magic 'Tarentaal'   HCC/SAOC 78%V

Gordon Dillon x coerulea

 

Judged by Lowveld region on 7 May 2004
ns 100 mm hor;  150mm ver; ds 45 x 48mm; ps 45x 50 mm; ls 54 x 54 mm; lip 12 x 23 mm.

Ten well arranged, flat flowers on a strong inflorescence; general form very good; sepals and petals white to pale green, heavily overlaid with striking dark purple-blue tessellations and spotting edged faint purple; lip deep indigo blue with apple green side-lobes and white anther cap; substance very good, texture matte.


Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen. 

 


Award 1429 

Paphiopedilum gratrixianum 'Trixi''

AM/SAOC 82%
A species from China)
 

Judged by Lowveld region on 7 May 2004
ns 78 mm hor; 88mm vert; ds 44 x 54mm; ps 30x 56 mm; ls 24 x 48 mm; pouch 32 x 45 mm

Two flowers on two very tall inflorescences; dorsal sepal clear white with large, clear burgundy spots grouped centrally becoming light green towards base; petals shiny tan, upper portion with a distinct dividing line, and bottom half light creamy green; substance good, texture shiny.


Owner:   Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:   Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 

Onc margalefii 01 Onc margalefii 02

 

 

 

 

Award 1437
Oncidium margalefii ‘Tortilla’ AM/SAOC 80%

 

A species from Mexico

Judged by Lowveld Region on 14 June 2004
Ns 42mm Ө, 39mm Ф; ds 16 x 11mm; ps 18 x 21mm; ls 15 x 12mm; lip 32 x 26mm.
Eleven very full, round flowers on a single inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow heavily overlaid light brown; lip deep yellow, callus cream with red spots. Substance excellent; texture waxy.


Owners: Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen
 

 

Paphiiopedilum Coos 01


 

 

Award 1443
Paphiopedilum Coos ‘Riverdance’ AM/SAOC 81%

( praestans [glanduliferum] x chamberlainianum)

Judged by Lowveld Region on 2 August 2004
Ns 140mm Ө, 175mm Ф; ds 51 x 65mm; ps 13 x 118mm; ls 36 x 62mm; pouch 26 x 67mm

Two brightly coloured, glossy flowers and four buds on two inflorescences. Dorsal sepal yellow-green overlaid with bronze-mahogany and maroon veining; synsepal green with maroon striping; petals evenly spiraled dusty-rose, darker pin-striping with spotting towards the centre, edged with fine hairs; pouch darker dusty-pink; staminode prominent, dark burgundy. Substance firm, texture glossy.


Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen
 

 

Onc hastilabium 01



Award 1447
Oncidium hastilabium ‘Astec’ AM/SAOC 82%

A species from Venezuela, Colombia and Peru.

Judged by Lowveld Region on 3 September 2004
Ns 66mm Ө, 78mm Ф; ds 10 x 41mm; ps 12 x 40mm; ls 9 x 45mm; lip 26 x 34mm
Ten flowers and nineteen buds on a tall, branched inflorescence. Sepals and petals cream overlaid with mahogany bars on proximal half; lip white blushed with pink, becoming deep mahogany towards apex. Substance good, texture velvety.


Owners:   Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:   R. van Rooyenr enlargement
 

 

Renanthera imschootiana 01\  Renanthera imschootiana 02

 

Award 1464
Renanthera imschootiana‘Volcano’ AM/SAOC 82%
 

A species from India and Burma

Judged by Lowveld Region on 4 October 2004
Ns 49mm Ө, 68mm Ф; ds 3 x 25mm; ps 3 x 12mm; ls 18 x 40mm; lip 4 x 6mm
One hundred and fifteen flowers and nine buds on two branched inflorescences; dorsal sepal and petals yellow spotted red; lateral sepals large, velvety red; lip small, cream spotted red; substance firm; texture sparkling.


Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen


Paphiopedilum delenatii 01


Award 1466
Paphiopedilum delenatii‘Angelatoo’ AM/SAOC 82%

A species from Vietnam

Judged by Lowveld region on 4 October 2004
Ns 98mm Ө; ds 31 x 40mm; ps 50 x 55mm; ls 31 x 33mm; lip 37 x 44mm
One beautifully displayed, flat flower on a 21cm inflorescence; sepals and petals pristine white with no pink suffusion; pouch dark pink; prominent staminode white, yellow centrally splotched pink basally with lavender picotee; substance average, texture sparkling.


Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen

 


Paphiopedilum Nena 01

 

 

Award 1490
Paphiopedilum Nena ‘Our Queen’ AM/SAOC 81%

( Christopher x Senator )

Judged by Lowveld Region on 30 May 2005
Ns 127mm Ө, 123mm Ф; ds 98 x 70mm; ps 56 x 80mm; ls 75 x 65mm; pouch 40 x 70mm
One flower well held above the foliage on a 150mm inflorescence; dorsal sepal apple -green with white halo; petals yellow with faint light brown blush; pouch yellow with faint brown blush; staminode yellow. Small indentation on pouch precluded a higher score. Substance good, texture waxy.


Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen

 


 

         
 

 

 

Award 1502
Epidendrum Joseph Lii "Red River' AM/SAOC 82%

(Joseph Lii x self)

Judged by Lowveld Region on 15 August 2005
Ns 38mm Ө; ds 8 x 33mm; ps 12 x 19mm; ls 10 x 22mm; lip 18 x 21mm
Fifty nine flowers, twenty buds and many developing buds on two, well presented inflorescences. Flowers non-resupinate, red with contrasting, dark  yellow lip; outer margins of lip light orange. Substance good, texture velvety.


Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids, White River
Photographer:  R. van Rooyen
 


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