2000 & 2001

 



Award  1124

Paphiopedilum Linet Hamman "Juanita" AM/SAOC 85% -(Dellaina x micranthum)

 

Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region on 30 July 2000.

Ns 109mm; Ds 40x46mm; Ps 36x59mm; Ls 35x41mm; pouch 36x76mm.
 

One flower and one bud well presented on a 220mm spike; dorsal sepal flat and large, deep pink; petals pink with deeper pink tessellations; lip a clean harmonious pink. An excellent cross.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1153
Phragmipedium Vitta Bess "Red River"
AM/SAOC 82% 

 (vittatum x besseae)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 2 March 2000.

Ns 103mm; Ds 20x38mm; Ps 25x52mm; Is 24x32mm; Lip 24x40mm.
 

Two flowers on a 62cm inflorescence, dorsal sepal and petals flame red; pouch bright red heavily spotted on the inner lobes; texture and substance above average; large flower for breeding.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

 


Award No. 1154: 
Miltonia Anne Warne "Alii"

CCE/SAOC 87%
- (Bluntii x spectabilis)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 13 March 2000.

Ns 95mm; Ds 19x42mm; Ps 21x45mm, Ls 16x42mm; Lip 50x52mm.
 

Two hundred and sixty-nine large, dark purple flowers and forty-six buds on one hundred and seventy-three inflorescences; sepals and petals glistening purple with raspberry lip; magnificently grown into a huge 1.2m ball of leaves and flowers. 

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

 


Award 1156
Angraecum eburneum longicalcar "Witrivier"

AM/SAOC 82% 
(A species from Madagascar)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 17 March 2000.

Ns 70mm; Ds 13x55mm; Ps 12x60mm; Is 12x55mm; Lip 70x40mm; spur 360mm.
 

Fourteen large flowers and 5 buds on 2 inflorescences; sepals, petals, spur and anther cap milky green with large pure white lip; thick waxy substance and glowing velvety texture; a huge, magnificently grown plant.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:   Dr. R. van Rooyen.



Award 1164 
Paphiopedilum Makward "Halley"

HCC/SAOC 70% 
(Makuli x wardii)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 12 June 2000.

Ns 111mm; Ds 44x50mm; Ps 18x61mm; Is 26x45mm; Lip 28x58mm.
 

One glossy flower on a 186mm inflorescence; petals dark rose greening towards the centre with well defined dark burgundy spots evenly distributed; dorsal sepal and synsepal with distinct green lines on a light background changing to pink periferally; pouch shiny mahogany.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1165
Paphiopedilum Sanguine "Shiraz"

AM/SAOC 81%

(Lockinge x Queenanna)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 12 June 2000.

Ns 164mm; Ds 81x65mm; Ps 67x70mm; Ls 56x62mm; Pouch 32x50mm.
 

One stunning, really red flower on a 140mm inflorescence; wide, shiny dark red petals edged in yellow, slightly cupped dorsal sepal deep rose with narrow white border; petals and sepals lightly spotted towards the centre; lip shiny deep red; synsepal light green, burgundy on black.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr, R. van Rooyen

 


Award No. 1174:
 Dendrobium formosanum "Witrivier"

AM/SAOC 84%
 (A Species from Thailand)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 4 August 2000.

Ns 93mm; Ds 20x52mm; Ps 43x50mm; Is 15x62mm; Lip 39x74mm.
 

Thirteen large and well formed flowers on three inflorescences borne on a clean, well grown plant; sepals and petals pure white; lip white with a golden yellow centre; substance waxy; texture matte.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

 


Award 1183  
Paphiopedilum victoria-reginae var chamberlainianum 'Sumtra' 

AM/SAOC 80%
 (A Species from the Philippines)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 

6 September  2000.

NS 110 mm   DS 39 x 36 mm   PS 9 x 56 mm    LS 20 x 38 mm   POUCH  24 x 50 mm

Two flowers and five buds on one inflorescence; flowers quite large and flat; dorsal sepal round and flat with chocolate veins and green sulcus; edges goffered; synsepal green and insignificant; petals thick and long, base colour yellow with heavy brown blotches, twisted and goffered; pouch large, rose colour, staminode dark green.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

SAOC 

SPECIES OF THE YEAR


 


Award 1206 
Calanthe triplicata "Witrivier"

AM/SAOC 86% 


(A Species from Asia and Madagascar)
 

Judged by Lowveld Region on 12 February 2001.

Ns 37mm; Ds 13x21mm; Ps 11x17mm; Ls 12x21mm; Lip 29x28mm; Spur 17mm.
 

Sixty-three flowers and twenty-seven buds on two inflorescences beautifully presented on a well grown plant; sepals and petals pure white and very well formed; lip pure white with contrasting bright red crest at the base of the lip; substance average; texture matte. a superior clone of this very widespread species.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

 


Award 1260 
Laelia purpurata 'R du P'  

AM/SAOC 82%

A species from Brazil
 

A National Awards judged on 27 October 2001
Ns 178 mm; Ds 25 x 122 mm; Ps 52 x 109  mm; Ls 25 x 104 mm; Lip 51 x 87 mm .

Eight flowers on two inflorescences; petals and sepals pristine white; sepals recurved along edges; petals broad but also recurved along edges; lip dark magenta with white tip and beautiful dark magenta veins in white throat; texture sparkling; substance average.

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

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 

 


Award No. 1261 :  
Paphiopedilum mastersianum  'Antwerp'  

AM/SAOC 80%

A species from Indonesia.
 

A National Awards judged on 27 October 2001
Ns 124mm; Ds 52 x 41 mm; Ps 20 x 62   mm; Ss 26 x 41 mm; Pouch 27 x 51mm. 

Two flowers on two tall inflorescences; dorsal sepal flat, apple green in centre fading to cream on outer margins; petals with central portion pale green shading outwardly to cordovan; pouch pale mahogany with very light veins; texture shiny; substance good

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

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.

 

 

 

Award No. 1263 :  

Paphiopedilum haynaldianum 'Witrivier'  

HCC/SAOC 78%

A species from south east Asia
 

A National Awards judged on 27 October 2001
Ns 152 mm; Ds 33 x 50 mm; Ps 15 x 75  mm; Ss 28 x 31 mm; Pouch 30 x 43 mm .

Six flowers on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal base colour cream brushed lime green at base' spotted brown on basal half; petals lime green overlaid with brown spots on proximal half; light maroon on outer half; pouch lime green overlaid chocolate brown; substance average; texture shiny.

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

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


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