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January 2018
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Paphiopedilum coccineum 'Mighty Mouse', CHM/AOS 83pts

Species

Exhibitor: Sarah Hurdel

Measurements in centimeters                Width                   Length
Natural Spread:                                            7.8                          7.2
Dorsal Sepal:                                                3.5                          6.5
Petal:                                                             1.5                           4.9
Synsepal:                                                      2.2                           4.0
Pouch:                                                           2.6                           4.5

Description:
Three flowers on three 15-cm inflorescences; on a 30-cm
diameter, compact, miniature plant; pinched, hooded dorsal
sepal white, centrally dark red brown; synsepal yellow green;
ruffled petals yellow green, red brown centrally; pouch yellow
green, red brown centrally; staminode yellow; dark yellow boss;
substance heavy, texture waxy.  Awarded for compact miniature
habit and anthocyanin pigmentation in the flowers.
Phragmipedium Elizabeth Castle 'Penns Creek', AM/AOS 82pts

Phrag. Memoria Dick Clements X Phrag. Hanne Popow v. flavum

Exhibitor: Woodstream Orchids

Measurements in centimeters                Width                   Length
Natural Spread:                                            9. 1                         7.2
Dorsal Sepal:                                                1.9                          3.6
Petal:                                                             2.6                          4.8
Synsepal:                                                      2.8                          3.1
Pouch:                                                           2.5                          3.9

Descripion:
Two well formed flat flowers and two buds on one 53-cm erect
inflorescence; dorsal sepal pink faintly veined dark pink;
synsepal cream yellow edged pink; petals dark pink, cream
basally; pouch pink, light yellow around rim, striped and veined
dark pink on inner lobes; staminode cream yellow, flushed pink
centrally; substance medium soft; texture velvety; recognized
for uniform pink color.