If you appreciate or grow native orchids, then this is a must see site. Info about field trips, conservation, Australasian Native Orchid hybrids, and features from their publication, The Orchadian, are all available.
Again if you appreciate or grow native orchids, then this is a must see site. Info about field trips, conservation, Australasian Native Orchid hybrids. Become a member and receive their monthly publication.
An informative site about their many publications, including the bulletin Orchids Australia, and details about affiliated societies and clubs in your area.
The aims of The Orchid Society Of New South Wales are to promote, the culture propagation, hybridisation, growing and clasification of orchids of all genera. They hold monthly meetings on the last Monday of each month at the Fivedock RSL Bowling CLub, Fivedock. The meetings include orchid plant competition, guest speakers on growing and culture of orchids, light supper with time for discussion and orchid award judging. The Orchid Society of NSW and Affiliated Societies present 3 major Orchid Exhibitions each year and a number of small exhibitions. For further information and any queries contact Ian Chalmers.
This is the coordinating body for Victorian clubs and societies. Their website now provides papers on various aspects of orchid culture, OSCOV awards, a list of awarded orchids, pictures of awarded orchids and a list of all shows by the 30 OSCOV societies. It is also a free website for all OSCOV societies.
Website of the Eurobodalla Orchid Club
Website of the Parramatta Orchid Society
Website of the Sapphire Coast Orchid Society covering Bega, Merimbula etc
Website of the Shoalhaven Orchid Society covering Nowra
Website of the Sutherland Shire Orchid Society
OrchidWeb is the massive American Orchid Society web site with more than 6000 text and image files. Complete with a bulletin board, scheduled orchid 'chats' and a searchable database for orchid specialty groups, you can spend many hours here. Also check out the bookstore.
The ANBG displays the largest collection of Australian native plants.You will discover over 6000 species, set in 90 hectares of land on Black Mountain, Canberra. The Gardens cover many diverse programs in the study of flora, including The Centre for Plant Diversity and the Australian National Herbarium.
Created by Kevin Dawes, a member of the Canberra Orchid Society. Presents detailed information on many coelogyne orchids and their relatives. All photos have been taken by Kevin and most are of his plants.
The ultimate online orchid resource. This is an orchid-specific mailing list and news group, designed to share information from all sources. Notes are posted from amateurs, enthusiastic hobbyists, commercial growers, and even noted authorities. To subscribe to the orchid guide digest, send a mail message to email@example.com. In the body of the message type the line: subscribe orchids-digest
Useful reference material on orchids. In particular, provides abbreviations for orchid species and hybrids used by the RHS and LOS - select Miscellaneous Files on the navigation panel.
Not just for orchid lovers, since nearly all species in this floristically rich country have been tabled. Maps and information are available on each species ranging from ferns and conifers to bromeliads and orchids. It's the next best thing to being there, and definitely a lot cheaper! If your Spanish is not fluent then visit this site via http://babelfish.altavista.digital.com which will complete the translation for you.
This is an electronic 'Catalog of the Orchidaceae' containing over 56000 records. The current W3 version provides new and improved access to this vast nomenclatural database housed at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. Future efforts with the project will add images in colour, original descriptions, texts and distribution maps.
Contains an excellent link index, with many sites that other pages overlook. An ideal place to start a detailed search for that elusive pet topic.
An appropriate title for a site where so many links are housed under the one roof. Something for everybody - orchid software, plant sources, photographic sites, the Reading Room, and other informational and commercial suppliers. Clicking on this site will loose your link to the Orchid Society of Canberra.
Site maintained by Jay Pfahl. Most noted for images and climate requirements on over 5000 orchid species. Also has a list of abbreviations of orchid names and the parentage of hybrids.
The RHS is the accepted registrar of orchid hybrids. You can use the site to check on parentage of hybrids. The site also provides information on many other plant genera. For information on orchids, select Plants, Plant Groups and then Orchids
An unexpected site, but covers numerous orchid species and has many useful links to possibly lesser known sites
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