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20th World Orchid Conference Singapore 2011

9 December 2011

Grand Champion
The grand champion was Cycnodes Taiwan Gold 'Orchis', exhibited by Orchis Floriculturing Inc.


Cycnodes Taiwan Gold 'Orchis'

Reserve Champion
The reserve champion was Paphiopedilum Du Motier 'Victoria Village', exhibited by the Eric Young Orchid Foundation.


Paphiopedilum Du Motier 'Victoria Village'

Other interesting plants
Habenaria (or bog orchid) is the largest genus of terrestrial orchids. Here are a couple Habenaria plants at the show.


Habenaria Memoria Melinda M. Rodgers (hybrid)

Habenaria rhodocheila, a species
from Indochina.

A couple more terrestrial orchids.


Eulophia streptopetala, a species
from Africa.

Bamboo Orchid (Arundina graminifolia),
a species from Asia.

Calanthe
Calanthe is another terrestrial genus. The Eric Young Foundation has done a lot of work in breeding Calanthe orchids. Here are a few examples of their work.


Calanthe Five Oaks '#40'

Calanthe Five Oaks 'Saint Saviour'

Calanthe Brandywine 'Trinity'

Calanthe Ben Royal '#2'

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