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Coel. incrassate v, sumatrana, CCE, 90        PROVISIONAL

Clone:                  

Parentage: Species        
    
Exhibited by: Steve Male/Fishing Creek
    
Description:          
Fifty translucent salmon flowers and 23 buds on 73 pendant
sequentially flowering inflorescences evenly distributed below
glossy dark brown-copper foliage fountained on a 41-cm diameter
plant grown in a 15-cm plastic net basket; lip cream apically, medial
dark tangerine stripe; side lobes pale tangerine; substance very firm;
texture glossy.  Some damage on foliage precluded higher score.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.             Vert.
Natural Spread:                                        3.0                 2.2
Dorsal Sepal:                                            0.3                 1.4
Petal:                                                         0.1                 1.7
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                 0.3                 1.8
Lip (Pouch):                                             0.3                 1.7
Lycaste aromatica, CCM, 87

Clone: Gerry’s Gold

Parentage: Species    
    
Exhibited by: Steve Male/Fishing Creek
    
Description:          
One hundred fifty two pleasingly fragrant flowers and one bud
appearing in dense profusion from eighteen mature pseudobulbs;
spectacularly and evenly distributed around 41-cm diameter plant
with 20 emerging new growths immaculately grown in 20-cm plastic
pot; sepals yellow-green tipped bright green; petals and lip bright
yellow-orange; substance firm; texture waxy.  Damage to some
blooms precluded higher score.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.            Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       7.2                 4.8
Dorsal Sepal:                                           1.5                 3.2
Petal:                                                        1.5                 3.7
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                1.6                 3.7
Lip (Pouch):                                             1.0                 2.7
Cym. lancifolium v. lancifolium, AM, 81

Clone: Dark Mountain

Parentage: Species    

Exhibited by:  John Dunkelberger
            
Description:          
Twenty three flowers and three buds on seven branched
inflorescences; sepals dusty pink; petals white, striped bright
mahogany; lip white spotted and barred bright mahogany; column
white overlaid mahogany basally; substance firm; texture satin.  

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.             Vert.
Natural Spread:                                         3.6                4.5          
Dorsal Sepal:                                             0.5                2.8
Petal:                                                          0.7                2.4
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  0.5                2.4
Lip (Pouch):                                               0.7                1.5  
Paph. Lady Booth, AM, 85

Clone:                  

Parentage:  Lady Isabel x Susan Booth
    
Exhibited by: Steve Male/Fishing Creek
    
Description:          
Four stately flowers and one bud on one 59-cm inflorescence; slightly
pinched sepals and slightly twisted petals pale cream-green strongly
striped maroon; petals spotted on edges; pouch paler maroon,
reticulated darker maroon; substance firm; texture waxy.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.              Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       20.5                16.5
Dorsal Sepal:                                             5.8                  7.4
Petal:                                                          1.9                14.3
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  5.0                  7.3
Lip (Pouch):                                               2.6                  6.4
Rhyncholaelia digbyana, AM, 80

Clone:                     

Parentage: Species       

Exhibited by: Plato Mathews
            
Description:          
Two large flowers well-presented on two inflorescences; sepals
medium green suffused faint brown near edges; petals lighter green
suffused medium brown at edges; very fimbriate lip light green
shading to near white at tips of 2 cm fimbriae; substance firm; texture
matte.  Slight asymmetry of form precluded higher score.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.              Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       16.0                14.6          
Dorsal Sepal:                                             2.3                  8.9
Petal:                                                          3.2                  7.8
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  2.2                  7.8
Photography: Julie Rotramel
Photos by Julie Rotramel