Map
Species distributions by country

Number of species reported from each country. Click on the country links to open the respective species checklist:

Species Identification
Photo and Information

Gastrochilus kadooriei

Photos of orchids can be submitted to an OSG-Asia expert for identification. The photos should refer to a herbarium specimen that has been collected in the course of an official botanical survey in compliance with the necessary permits. To allow for accurate identification, photos of the habit, close ups of the flowers, a flower dissection and a copy of the herbarium label are requested. A sample can be found by clicking the title "Gastrochilus kadooriei" above.

Eulophia flava

Photos of orchids can be submitted to an OSG-Asia expert for identification. The photos should refer to a herbarium specimen that has been collected in the course of an official botanical survey in compliance with the necessary permits. To allow for accurate identification, photos of the habit, close ups of the flowers, a flower dissection and a copy of the herbarium label are requested. A sample can be found by clicking the title "Eulophia flava" above.

PUBLICATION

Flora of Thailand 12(2). Orchidaceae Part 2

Being the second of six planned instalments of the Flora of Thailand orchid volume, this book includes the first part of the Epidendroideae, viz. tribes Neottieae, Tropidieae, Nervilieae, Gastrodieae, Thaieae, Calypsoeae, Arethuseae, Collabieae and Cymbidieae.

PROJECT

Seidenfaden's orchids

A project supported by the Augustinus Foundation aims at expanding the orchid collection at Copenhagen Botanic Garden and utilizing it in new fields of conservation-related research.

NEWS & EVENTS

Two PhD positions available

Two PhD positions on orchid ecology and systematics are available at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Hong Kong, in association with the University of Hong Kong.

SPECIES AT RISK

Paphiopedilum armeniacum

Slipper orchids are among the most heavily collected species in the international horticultural trade. Paphiopedilum armeniacum has been collected to the brink of extinction. A conservation programme aims at reintroducing the species into the wild.