Best sites about orchids:

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The Orchid Mall

Maybe the best source of orchid information on the net

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

official page

Dali sculpture by the Palm House

Kauai orchids

Kauai Orchids

Cattleya Mericlones, Cattleya Hybrids, Oncidiinae Alliance, species, Vandaceous, Dendrobiums, Phalaenopsis, Community pots and flasks

 
Hamilton orchids Hamilton Orchids & Interior Plants

Interior plant design, leasing & maintenance, orchid boarding, leasing and sales

 

 

www.hfloral.com

Hawaiian Floral Nursery... a wholesale orchid source

 

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ON-LINE ORCHID REFERENCES
(taxonomy / cultivation / history / …) :

Abbreviations and Acronyms used on the Web : http://www.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/   (temporary out of service)

Bibliorchidea.net (subscription fees) : http://www.bibliorchidea.net/   Rudolf. Jenny's most complete Orchid literature Database

Orchid WWWeb Encyclopedia : http://orchidspecies.com/

Orchidata (Brazil) : http://www.elparaiso.org/orchidata/

Floraguide (search engine) (Spanish, multilingual) : http://www.floraguide.com/

A taxonomic analysis of the family Orchidaceae : http://www.orchidlady.com/guide.html

List of Genera in ORCHIDACEAE : http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/cgi-bin/web.dbs/genlist.pl?ORCHIDACEAE

Orchid Research Newsletter (RBG Kew): http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/herbarium/orchid/

Directory listing of Orchid Genera ( 420+ genera of the Americas and Europe) : http://www.orchids.org/ooc/Genera/

Orchid names: http://retirees.uwaterloo.ca/~jerry/orchids/names.html

Fragrant Orchids: http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Recreation/OrchidSNS/frag.html , http://www.maelstromx.com/site/garden/orchids/frag/index.html

Orchid virus: http://biology.anu.edu.au/Groups/MES/vide/famly094.htm

About Orchids (in italian) : http://www.netsys.it/orchidee/

The Orchid House (miscellaneous)  : http://sciserv2.uwaterloo.ca/orchids.html

"How-to" information on orchid growing: http://www.orchids.org/culture.html

 Guide to exhibiting orchids (from The O zone) : http://www.orchidworks.com/ozone/index.html  

The International Orchid Register (RHS) :http://www.rhs.org.uk/science/registerpages/mn_orchidsearch.asp : new registered hybrids, grex names, parentage search, application form for new hybrids,…

Sanders searches (from Venger’s Orchids) : http://www.vengers.com/culture/sanders.htm

Orchid Hybrids and their abbreviations: http://www.orchidlady.com/hybrid.html

What if they mated ? (interactive guide on primary hybrids): http://www.orchidworks.com/orchids/whatif/intro.htm

The Orchid Seedbank project : http://members.nbci.com/_XOOM/ahicks/osp.html , http://members.xoom.com/ahicks/osp.html

Tissue culture in the Home Kitchen : http://www2.labs.agilent.com/botany/cp/slides/tc/tc.htm

Orchid flasking exercice (Cornell University) : http://www.cals.cornell.edu/dept/flori/hort400/orchid/orchid1.html

Orchid flasking (Barry Gardner, Australia) : http://members.iinet.net.au/~barryg/Orchid_Flasking.htm

In vitro propagation of orchids (including terrestrials) :
http://www.univ-lille1.fr/orchid/frichorc/orinjava.htm ,
http://www.med-rz.uni-sb.de/med_fak/physiol2/disa/invitro/000.htm

Lotte & Thomas Orchids (in vitro propagation of orchids) : http://www.8ung.at/ederer_thomas/orchideen/english/index.htm
 
Highlights of Orchid History : by R. Rigby http://www.r-rigby.demon.co.uk/histointro.html

Guido Pabst, A passion, A work A legacy, by Delfina de Araujo : http://www.orchidnews.hpg.com.br/on/on11/paginas/mateng01.htm
 
   

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ORCHIDS / COUNTRIES, REGIONS

Africa : African Orchid Alliance

Asia,: Orchid Belts

Australia : Australian Orchid Society

Europe, Orchidées sauvages d’Europe : http://www.univ-lille1.fr/orchid/mnu_orch.fr/

USA, North American Native Orchid Alliancehttp://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/naorchid/

USA : North American Orchid Species database : http://orchidweb.org/conservation.html
 

Australia, North-eastern NSW : http://www.anos.org.au/ne_nsw_species

Belgium (Wallonia) : http://mrw.wallonie.be/dgrne/ong/soe/home.html

Brazil (Delfina de Araujo) :
orchids by states (Brazil) : http://www.delfinadearaujo.com/estados/brasil.htm
orchids from the Brazilian Amazon : http://www.orchidnews.hpg.ig.com.br/on/on13/paginas/kleb01en.htm
Orchids from the city of Rio de Janeiro : http://www.orchidnews.hpg.ig.com.br/on/on13/paginas/del13eng.htm
Orchid news (past issues): http://www.orchidnews.hpg.ig.com.br/on/deposito.htm

Brazil (Divinopolis) : http://aodorchid.vila.bol.com.br/endemic1.html

Brazil (Hideto Yamazaki) : http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/9368/

Brazil (Mauro Peixoto) : http://brazilplants.cjb.net/

Canada, Ontario (Millicentorchids) : http://www.millicentorchids.com/native/

Ecuador (Ecuagenera): http://www.cuencanet.com/orchids/orchidsphotosa.htm

France (general & various regions, with plenty of links) : http://www.univ-lille1.fr/orchid/mnu_orch.fr/index.htm

France : http://pdubois.free.fr/frame_index.html

France, Fagnes ( France-Belgique) : http://home.worldnet.fr/~zurecki/orchids/menu.htm

France, Nord – Pas de Calais : http://www.univ-lille1.fr/orchid/pdc_orch.fr/listjava.htm

France, Normandie : http://dwaittaleb.free.fr/dwaittaleb/MesOrchidees4.htm

France, Pays de Caux : http://www.univ-lehavre.fr/cybernat/pages/orchidee.htm

France, Provence http://perso.wanadoo.fr/pm.blais/index.anglais.html

France, Quercy : http://www.multimania.com/naturalia/orchids.html

Georgia (Europe, Caucasus) : http://www.itic.org.ge/orchis/orchids.htm

Hyngary: http://terra.ecol.klte.hu/novkorny/htm/_monoc.shtml

Iceland : http://www1.bos.nl/homes/dvuijk/plants/index.html

Indonesia : http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/9686/main.htm

Italy (GIROS) : http://astrpi.difi.unipi.it/Orchids/Giros-e.html, http://astrpi.difi.unipi.it/Orchids/Orchidaceae-OLD.html ,

Italy,  Tuscany : http://greve-in-chianti.com/hiking-localities/Orchids/orchids-eng.htm

Italy, Sardinia : http://www.multimania.com/orchidee/Sardaigne/slideshow.html

India : http://www.orchidsasia.com/india.htm

Japan : http://www.infoeddy.ne.jp/~orchids/

Madagascar: http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/herbarium/madagascar/mad_orchids.html

Malaysia (hybrids of trading value) : http://agrolink.moa.my/comoditi/orkid/orkidmas.html

Netherlandshttp://home.wxs.nl/~seckel/kreutz

New Zealand : http://www.hike.org/natural_history/Orchids.html

Norwayhttp://www.orkideer.no/nof/natives.htm

Panama : http://www.bruce.ruiz.net/Panama_Orchids/list.htm

Papua-New Guinea: http://www.orchidspng.com/

Peru (by Carlos Hajek) : http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/6514/

Peru (Club Peruanos de Orchideas) : http://www.peruorchids.org/en/index.html

Peru (index of ICONES ORCHIDACEARUM PERUVIARUM by David E. Bennett & Eric A. Christenson): http://www.sacha.org/famil/orchids/Icones/Icones_index.htm

Philipines : http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Styx/3491/

Singapore : http://www.geocities.com/acac_ahs/main.htm , http://www.orchidsasia.com/singa.htm

Thailand : http://www.orchidsasia.com/thai.htm

Turkeyhttp://home.wxs.nl/~seckel/kreutz

UKhttp://www.drover.demon.co.uk/HOS/

UK, The Sainsbury Orchid Conservation Project (RBG Kew, UK) : http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/ksheets/sainsbury2.html

USA, California: http://www.orchids.org/ooc/

USA, Winsconsin: http://www.wisc.edu/botany/Orchids/Orchids_of_Wisconsin.html

Venezuela : http://www.ciens.ula.ve/~cires/ORCHIDS/orchids.html
 
 

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ORCHIDS PICTURES & PHOTO SITES

Orchid photo tips (Pictures by Greg Allikas, text by Ned Nash) : http://www.orchidworks.com/ozone/fototips/index.html

Orchidorama (Elisabeth & Jean-Claude George, France) : http://www.ifrance.com/Orchidorama/ACCUEIL2.htm

The Orchidmall photo site : http://www.orchidmall.com/fotosite.htm

Orkology : http://www.key.net.au/~orkology/Orkology/orx0001.htm

Wild flowers pictures (Thomas Kornack),including North American Orchidaceae : http://www.sccs.swarthmore.edu/~tkorn/wildflowers/index.html

Orchidguide (Akerne Orchids) : http://www.orchidguide.com/genera/images.htm

Orchid Photo pages : http://www.orchidworks.com/

Geoffrey Hands (UK): http://www.users.waitrose.com/~orchids/

Photo gallery (Venger’s Orchids) : http://www.vengers.com/photos/vengers.htm

Orchid Photo Album (SyuTyuSen, Japan): http://www.edit.ne.jp/~fkoichi/mokuji.htm

Orchid collection (Wolfgang Renner, Germany) : http://orchideensammlung.de/orchideen-orchids-allgemein/orchids-orchideen.htm

Photo gallery (many Catasetinae) (Barry Gardner, Australia) : http://members.iinet.net.au/~barryg/Photo_Gallery.htm

Photo gallery (Wolfgang Wiesner, Austria) : http://www.wowi.at/index.htm , http://www.wowi.at/index.html
 
 

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ORCHID PERIODICALS / JOURNALS

List of journals : http://www.orchidmall.com/general/periodic.htm

The Orchid Review : http://www.rhs.org.uk/about/mn_pubs_journals_orchid.asp

The Orchid Digest: http://www.orchiddigest.com/

Orchids (formerly AOS bulletin, American Orchid Society) : http://www.orchidweb.org/

Oasis, The Journal (Australia) : http://welcome.to/oasis_journal

Orchid News (Brazil, Delfina de Araujo) : http://www.orchidnews.hpg.com.br/on/deposito.htm

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BOOKSELLERS

A.A. Balkema Publishers (Netherlands) : http://balkema.ima.nl/Scripts/cgiBalkema.exe/group?GrpNo=154

Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/

Balogh Scientific Books: http://www.balogh.com/newcat.html

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

Bibliofind (Out-of Print books): http://www.bibliofind.com/

Bookfinder (Out-of Print books): http://www.bookfinder.com/

Capricornica Publications (online natural history bookshop, Australia) http://www.capricornica.com/

Ivelet Books Limited (antique books & botanical prints, UK): www.abebooks.com/home/ivelet

Koeltz Scientific Books (Germany): http://koeltz.com/

Linden Antique Prints (antique books & botanical prints, UK): http://lindenprints.com/

McQuerry Orchid Books (USA) : http://www.mcquerryorchidbooks.com/

M & M Orchideen (M. Wolff, Germany) : http://home.t-online.de/home/m-m-orchid/orchid.htm

MIT Press: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/news.html

OrchidMania's Bookstore: http://www.orchids.org/books/

Ortho Bookstore: http://ortho.com/content/books/

Timber Press: http://www.timber-press.com/
 
 

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ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING, CD-ROM, SOFTWARES

Note : Only websites are listed here. A number of publications on CDs can also be found in the catalog of various Booksellers

ORCHID SOFTWARES :

Basic Orchid Culture (Venger’s Orchids) : http://www.vengers.com/demo/cd.htm

Corel Professional Photos CD-ROM - Orchids - Series http://www.corel.com/products/clipartandphotos/photos/PHOTOLIB.HTM

Cyrtopodium Genus - Brazilian Species (Lou C. Menezes) : http://www.orquideasbrasil.com.br/orqeng.htm

Dale's Photo CD, Vol 1. Photographs by Dale Borders, compiled by Troy Meyers , http://www.orchidculture.com/COD/dbpcd.html, tcmeyers@troymeyers.com

Möhltimedia (CD) : http://www.mohltimedia.com/

North American Terrestrial Orchids. Propagation and Production Conference Proceedings. March 16 & 17, 1996 (Edited by Carol Allen) : http://www.netins.net/showcase/novacon/cyphaven/nantobk.htm

Orchids of New Guinea Vol. 1: Illustrated Checklist and Genera' : http://www.orchidspng.com/orchids_nhn01.html, The first in a series of CD-ROMs, by the National Herbarium of the Netherlands

Orchids of Peru, no. 1 compiled by Dr.Isaías Rolando, 1999. Provides additional material to the book "Orchids Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Field Guide. (AOS Bookshop BK 6061) It can also be ordered directly from Dr. Isaias Rolando orchid@upch.edu.pe.

Orchids of the Tropical New World (1st Edition) Icones Plantarum Tropicarum (Series I & II) and Icones Orchidacearum Collections CD-ROM (Lightbinders Publications) : http://www.lbin.com/index.html

Pleiono-CD by Thomas Eichhorn -Nelson. Str. des Froedens 70, D-98724 Lausha , Glasaugen.Eichhorn@t-online.de

The Orchidopaedia series. Volume 1 - The genera descriptions. http://www.key.net.au/~orkology/Orkology/botsoft/index.html

Wildcatt Orchids Database http://www.wildcattdata.com/

NOV (Dutch Orchid Society) lists of orchid softwares (dutch & english): http://www.nov-orchidee.nl/Orch_software/orch_software.html
 

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT, BIBLIOGRAPHY ,…

BG-BASE ( PC-based database application written primarily to handle the information management needs of institutions and individuals holding living and/or preserved collections of biological material, including botanic gardens, arboreta, zoos, herbaria, museums, libraries, university campuses, horticultural societies and private collections) : http://www.rbge.org.uk/BG-BASE/
Specimen Databases, Research and Collection Management: A Practical Manual for Dbase® and Wordperfect® Users by Nancy Hensold, Department of Botany, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.: http://www.sacha.org/datab/docs/english.html
Cattleya Log : http://www.mygrandmothersbloomers.ws/
Orchid 2000 Database http://www.phelpsfarm.com/dbase.htm

Orchid database program (from Cloud’s orchids, shareware): http://home.ica.net/~birch/program.htm

Orchidlog (web application for orchid enthusiasts to manage, share, and store orchid information. $29 USD per year, free 30 day trial. ) : http://www.orchidlog.com/about.html?r=7717364682

Orchid Management system. http://www.swconnection.com/orchidshow.html

ORCHIDATA-3 by Charles W. Barbour, http://www.orchidmall.com/Orchidata/

Orchidophile II, by Paul Georges, this orchid management software is available in French http://www.ifrance.com/keksoft/sommaire_fr.html, English http://www.ifrance.com/keksoft/sommaire_ag.html, and Dutch, http://www.ifrance.com/keksoft/Orchidophile_nl.htm

Software to manage orchid show plant registration, judging and awards (Central Ontario Orchid Society) : http://www.swconnection.com/orchidshow.html

NOV (Dutch Orchid Society) lists of collection management softwares (dutch & english): http://www.nov-orchidee.nl/Beheer_softw_/beheer_softw_.html

Orchid tools for your website: http://www.orchids.iastate.edu/

 

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ORCHID SOCIETIES AND GROUPS

Peninsula orchid societies list : http://www.gardens.com/club/orchid.htm

European Orchid Committee links : http://falco.elte.hu/eoc/orchidLinks.htm

List of societies : Orchidlink.com : http://www.orchidlink.com/society.htm

All about Orchids (UK) : http://www.orchid.org.uk/contents.htm

Orchid Societies (Orchidmall) : http://www.orchidmall.com/society.htm  

All Japan Orchid Society: http://www.orchid.or.jp/orchid/society/ajos/ajos.htm

American Orchid Society (AOS): http://orchidweb.org/index.html

Angrek.com, home of the Ann Arbor Orchid Society, the Michigan Orchid Society, the Disa Grower's Web Page, Ecuadorquideas and other sites: http://angrek.com/

Asociacion Costarricense de Orchideologia : http://www.ticorquideas.com/

Associació Catalana d'Amics de les Orquídies (A.C.A.O.) (Spain): http://www.fortunecity.com/boozers/footman/457/menucat22.html

Australasian Native Orchid Society (ANOS) : http://www.ozemail.com.au/~graemebr/

Australasian Native Orchid Society : http://www.anos.org.au/

Austrian Orchid Society : http://www.orchideen.at/english/frames_e.htm

British Orchid Council : http://go.to/british-orchid-council

British Paphiopedilum Society : http://www.zoo.co.uk/~z0001324/bps.htm

Canadian Orchid Congress: http://www.CanadianOrchidCongress.ca/

Cape Orchid Society (South Africa) : http://capeorchids.itgo.com/

European Orchid Concil (EOC): http://falco.elte.hu/eoc/EOC.htm

Florida North Central Judging Center (Tampa, Florida) (AOS): http://www.orchidjudges.org/

Fou d’orchidée (France) : http://perso.respublica.fr/orchidees/

German Orchid Society (DOG): http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/rolfachim_reichart/dog.htm

German, Austrian and Switzerland orchid Societies: http://www.fto.de/~stolle/dog/dog1.htm

Groupement Midi Pyrénées d’amateurs d’orchidées (GMPAO, Toulouse): http://www.chez.com/gmpao/

Hardy orchids Society (UK) : http://www.drover.demon.co.uk/HOS/

Kenya Orchid Society: http://www.museums.or.ke/textpage/relkos.html

Les Orchidophiles Réunis de Belgique : http://www.multimania.com/orb/

National Capital Orchid Society (USA): http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/5097/

Ned. Orchideeën vereniging (The Netherlands) : http://www.nov-orchidee.demon.nl/

NGO Orchis (Georgia, Caucasus) : http://www.itic.org.ge/orchis/contacts.htm

Orchid Societies in Brazil : http://aodorchid.vila.bol.com.br/orcsocie.html

Orchideevriend (Belgium) : http://www.freeyellow.com/members6/petja/ORCHIDEEVRIEND.html
regio’s : http://home-1.worldonline.nl/~botorch/bov99.html

Orchidophiles de Montréal: http://orchidophiles.qc.ca/

Pleurothallid Alliance UK : http://www.pleuro.co.uk/

Pleurothallid Alliance USA : http://members.ismi.net/pleurothallids/Pleurothallid_Alliance.htm

Royal Horticultural Society: http://www.rhs.org.uk/

San Diego Orchid Society : http://www.sdorchids.com/

Société Belge d’Orchidophilie et Club des Amateurs Wallons d’Orchidées: http://users.skynet.be/sky38558/

Sociedad de Orquideologia del Estando Miranda (Venezuela) : http://www.orquideas.ws/

Specialty groups, e.g. International Phalaenopsis Alliance, Paphiopedilum Guild, The Odontoglossum Alliance, Cymbidium Society of America, The Pleurothallid Alliance : http://www.theaos.org/welcome/specialty/index.html

Tasmanian Orchid Society : http://www.geocities.com/michael_white_au/ , http://www.netspace.net.au/~fleur/tos.html

The O Zone: http://www.orchidworks.com/ozone/

The Orchid Society of South East Asia (OSSEA) , SINGAPORE: http://www.mediav.com.sg/ossea/

The Orchid Species Society (Ql, Australia) : http://www.orchidspeciessoc.gil.com.au/

Trinidad and Tobago orchid Society : http://www.ttorchids.net/

Werkgroep Masdevallia (Netherlands): http://home-1.worldonline.nl/~botorch/index.html http://www.botorch.com/

Werkgroep voor Pleurothallioiden (Vlaams & Nederlandse) : http://home.wish.net/~masgroep/frampleur.html

INHICO® ORCHIDS : Loes van Pelt & Peter Wondergem, pages dedicated to orchids, especially Pleurothallids, and Australian and west-European terrestrial orchids. http://home.hccnet.nl/p.wondergem/engels.html

World of Pleurothallioiden : http://home.wish.net/~masgroep/index.html

 

ORCHID FORUM

Orchid Guide Digest (OGD): http://www.orchidguide.com/

Orchid List Digest (OLD) and OLD Searchable archives: http://psppathsrv.unl.edu/orchid/orchid.htm

OLD photo exchange: http://www.silverlink.net/~tcmeyers/

Orchid Talks UK : http://www.orchid-talk.co.uk/

GardenWeb Orchid Forum : http://www.gardenweb.com/forums/orchids/

AOS forum : http://www.orchidweb.org/

The Orchid Mall : http://www.orchidmall.com/

Pleurothallidinae forum (2 different) :One List (Egroups) Pleurothallid List, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pleurothallids

Cypripedium forum : http://www.cypripedium.de/forum/index.html

Native North American Orchid Discussion Listhttp://www.newnorth.net/~mruh/index.html

OrchidSafari, "The Friendly Orchid Chat" : http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/3791/

Forum de discussion en français : http://forum.hit-parade.com/forum.asp?a=e&s=a15935&t=3

Garden calendar: http://www.gardencalendar.com/addform.cgi

Orchid Events: http://www.orchidmall.com/announce.htm

Orchid Webring: http://www.orchidsasia.com/orcring.htm  

BIODIVERSITY & ECOSYSTEMS (INCLUDING ORCHID)

Borneo / Mont Kinabalu

Costa-Rica biodiversity: http://www.inbio.ac.cr/

Flora of Suriname : http://www.euronet.nl/users/mbleeker/suriname/suri-eng.html

Brazil (Plants of -, including orchids) : http://brazil-plants.webjump.com/
 
 

PLANTS REFERENCES

International association for Plant taxonomy : http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/iapt/registration/

International Organisation for Plant Information : http://iopi.csu.edu.au/iopi/

International Plant Name Index : http://www.ipni.org/searches/query_ipni.shtml

Internet directory of Botany: http://www.helsinki.fi/kmus/botmenu.html

Provisional Global Plant Checklist : http://bgbm3.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/IOPI/GPC/

American Horticultural Society : http://www.ahs.org/

Andean Botanical Information System - the Field Museum, Chicago, Il http://www.sacha.org/

W3Tropicos - the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database: http://mobot.mobot.org/Pick/Search/pick.html

The GardenWeb glossary of botanic terms: http://www.gardenweb.com/glossary/

The GardenWeb Plant Database : http://hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/

A glossary of botanical terms: http://www.orchidlady.com/glossary.html

Dictionary of botanical epithets : http://www.winternet.com/~chuckg/dictionary.html

Botanical Latin translation (Latin English and English Latin) : http://members.aol.com/magarland/botlat/botlata.htm
Pronouncing botanical Latin :http://www.telp.com/gardening/latin.htm
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid : http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latgramm.htm

CITES homepage : http://www.wcmc.org.uk/CITES/eng/index.shtml  

Plant pathology online (Thorsten Kraska, University of Bonn, Germany) : http://www.ifgb.uni-hannover.de/extern/ppigb/ppigb.htm

Plant pathology websites : http://www.sdstate.edu/~wpsc/http/ps333lnk.html

Plant virus online: http://biology.anu.edu.au/Groups/MES/vide/refs.htm

Biological Pest control : http://ipmwww.ncsu.edu/biocontrol/2a.htm

Cinnamite (Mycotech.com) : http://www.mycotech.com/

Natural Pest Control : http://www.natpestco.com/index2.html

More Botanical bookmarks: http://www.graylab.ac.uk/usr/hodgkiss/botanic.html

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BOTANIC GARDENS

Directory of Arboreta, Botanical Gardens, Gardens, Herbariums: http://www.gardenscape.com/GSGardens.html

The Horticultural Guide to Flower Shows, Botanical Gardens & Clubs:

http://www.pickupflowers.com/flower-guide/horticultural-guide-to-flower-shows

Australia :

Australian National Botanic Gardens : http://155.187.10.12/anbg/index.html

Belgium

National Botanic Garden of Belgium: http://www.br.fgov.be/

Observatoire du monde des Plantes (University of Liège) : http://www.ulg.ac.be/musees/omp/

France :

Conservatoire du Begonia Rochefort sur mer : http://www.ville-rochefort.fr/index.htm

Jardin Botanique de Nancy : http://uhp.u-nancy.fr/UHP/Jardin-Botanique/accueil2.html

Germany :

Berlin Botanic Garden : http://bgbm3.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/BGBM/

Hannover (Herrenhäuser Gärten) : http://www.hannover.de/deutsch/kultur/nah_park/herrenh.htm

Heidelberg Botanischer Garten (in German) :  http://www.botgart.uni-hd.de/public/index.htm

Munich Botanic Garden : http://www.botanik.biologie.uni-muenchen.de/botgart/e/view/friends.html

Stuttgard (Wilhelma, Zoo & Botanical Garden): http://www.stgt.com/extern/wilhelma.htm

Netherlands:

Botanic Garden Utrecht: http://www.bio.uu.nl/botgard/

De Hortus Botanicus in de Plantage (Amsterdam) : http://utopia.knoware.nl/users/pf_triep/hortus.htm

De Hortus Botanicus van de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam : http://www.vu.nl/diensten/veb/ctw/hortus.html , http://www.hortus-vu.nl/

Hortus Botanicus Leiden : http://www.hortus.leidenuniv.nl/

Nationaal Herbarium (Leiden) http://nhncml.leidenuniv.nl/rhb/

Private Gardens of Netherlands: http://www.woonweb.nl/privetuin/index.html

Suisse :

Jardin Botanique de Genève : http://www.ville-ge.ch/geneve/culture/musees/musees/botanique.htm

UK:

Royal Botanic Garden, Kew: http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/

National Collection Plant holders : http://www.nccpg.org.uk/

USA:

Harvard herbarium : http://www.herbaria.harvard.edu/

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens : http://www.selby.org/welcome.htm

New York Botanical Garden: http://www.nybg.org/

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: http://www.bbg.org/

University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants : http://aquat1.ifas.ufl.edu/

Washington University Herb Garden: http://www.nnlm.nlm.nih.gov/pnr/uwmhg/index.html
 
 

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PEOPLE

Anne Marie Gabriel (France, site en francais) : http://perso.wanadoo.fr/anne-marie.gabriel/orchidee/

Claudio Rossi Cloud’s orchids : http://home.ica.net/~birch/orchids.htm

Dr Tanaka’s friends (Japan)  : http://www.orchid.or.jp/orchid/people/tanaka/cont/enfriendindex.html

Fleur Malcom’s Orchid pages : http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Canopy/8451/orchid.html

Jens Knapp, Germany : http://home.t-online.de/home/r.knapp/eorchid.htm

Jerry Bolce, The Orchid House (Canada) : http://retirees.uwaterloo.ca/~jerry/orchids/

Kathy’s orchid pics : http://www.geocities.com/brassia.geo/

Linda’s Orchid pages : http://www.orchidlady.com/

Marc Flandre (France , site en francais) : http://perso.respublica.fr/orchidees/

Orkide Vinduet (in danish) : http://www.orkide.hjem.wanadoo.dk/

Patrick Cloes (Pleuro’s) : http://www.orchidpatrickcloes.yucom.be/

Roberto Burle Marx, Minas Gerais, Brazil : http://gold.horizontes.com.br/~edr/orchids.html

Rome’s orchid pages, Hawaï : http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/7765/

Silvia & Cedric's Orchid Pages (UK) : http://www.oncil.demon.co.uk/

SyuTyuSen's Orchid Photo Album, Japan : http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~jewelorc/  

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NURSERIES / SUPPLIES

British traders (BOGA members) : http://www.oncil.demon.co.uk/CSMPage8.htm

British traders (non BOGA members) : http://www.oncil.demon.co.uk/Page10.htm

Dutch Orchid Producers Association (cut-flower trade) http://orchideeeninfo.com/

NOV (Nederlands) : http://www.nov-orchidee.nl/Leveranciers/leveranciers.html

Nurseries in Brazil : http://aodorchid.vila.bol.com.br/orquid.html

Orchidlink.com : http://www.orchidlink.com/grower.htm

The Orchidmall : http://www.orchidmall.com/index.htm

The Orchidmall  unclassified Ads : http://www.orchidmall.com/general/unclasfd.htm

The Orchid Grower Rating Evaluation System : http://www.proinnovation.com/ogres  

 

Alphabetic listing of vendors worldwide

Aina Hawaiian (Hawaii) : http://www.hawaiitropicals.com/orchids.html

Akerne Orchids (Belgium) : http://akerne-orchids.com/

Andy’s Orchids (CA) : http://www.orchidmall.com/speciesnut/andyindx.htm , http://www.andysorchids.com/AndysShop.asp?MSCOMTB=MS_General%20Information

Bedford Orchids (Phalaenopsis from Taiwan, Howard Ginsberg, Canada) : http://www.bedfordorchids.com/about_bedford_orchids.htm

Bela Vista (Brasil) : http://www.bvorchids.com.br/

Biorchids (Brasil) : http://www.biorchids.com.br/apresentation.htm

Black Dragon Orchids (Allan Tetzlaff, ON, Canada) : http://users.imag.net/~lon.atetzlaff/index.htm

Botanische Orchidëeen (Herman ter Borch, Netherland) : http://www.botorch.com/

Burleigh Park (Australia) : http://www.speciesorchids.com/index.html

Cameleon Orchid Group (Netherlands, wholesale) : http://www.cameleonorchidee.nl/index800.htm

Casa dei Fiori Orchids (Italy) : http://www.flowershouse.it/pagine%20inglese/chi%20siamo%20inglese.htm

Centre d’Etude des Végétaux d’Intérêt Ecomnomique (CEVIE) (Belgium) : http://www.orchidmall.com/CEVIE/cevie-en.htm

Clackamas Orchids (USA) : http://www.clackamas-orchids.com/

Cloud’s Orchids (Canada)  : http://home.ica.net/~birch/orchids.htm

CNCOrchid.com  (USA): Phal. hybrids from Taiwan http://www.cncorchids.com/

Countryside Orchids (NM) : http://members.aol.com/CSOrchids/index.html

Currlin (Germany) : http://www.currlin.com/index.html

Cyp. Haven (IA)  : http://www.netins.net/showcase/novacon/cyphaven/cyphvnhp.htm

Dragon Agro Products (NJ. Unusual plants & orchids) : http://www.dragonagro.com/daphmpg.htm

Ecuagenera (Ecuador) : http://www.cuencanet.com/orchids/

eorchid.com : http://www.eorchid.com/, http://www.orchidpro.com/

Florafest Orchids (Australia) : http://www.florafest.com.au/homepage.html

Floralia (orchids of Brazil) : http://www.Floralia.com.br/orchids/index.html

Formosa Orchids (Taiwan) : http://w3.formosaorchids.com.tw/indexe.html

Frosch Exclusive Perrenials (Germany. Cypripedium hybrids) : http://www.cypripedium.de/English/english.html

Hawaii agricultural gateway : http://www.hawaiiag.org/

HBI Inc (Mick Fournier, Florida. Flasks) : http://personal.mia.bellsouth.net/mia/f/o/fourmick/flasks/orchid.html

J & L Orchids (USA) : http://www.orchidmall.com/jlorchids/index.htm

Juergen Boehm Orchids (terrestrials, Germany) : http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/cyps/

Jumbo orchids (Catasetinae, Taiwan) : http://tacocity.com.tw/orchids/english/index.htm

Kawamoto Orchid Nursery (Hawaii) : http://www.maui.net/~orchids/

Keiths nursery (Australia) : http://www.keithsnursery.com.au/index.html

Kenntner (Germany) : http://www.kenntner-orchideen.de/

Klinge Orchids (Netherlands) : http://www.klinge.nl/index.asp

Kultana Orchids (Thailand) : http://lox1.loxinfo.co.th/~kultana/

L & R (New Zeland) : http://www.lrorchids.co.nz/Default.htm

Laboratoire Orchidexpert (Ontario, Canada) : http://www.hawk.igs.net/~orchidex/

M & M Orchideen (M. Wolff, Germany) : http://home.t-online.de/home/m-m-orchid/orchid.htm

Mae Tang Orchids & tours (Thailand, UK) : http://www.maetangorchids.com/

Marcel Lecouffle Orchidées (Paris, France) : http://www.realfrance.com/ri/aricouff.htm

Min Tai Enterprise (Taiwan) : http://netcity3.web.hinet.net/UserData/mtorchid/

Motes Orchids (Martin Motes, Florida. Vandaceous hybrids) : http://www.orchidworks.com/redland/motes.html

MYORCHIDS (hardy terrestrial orchids, Dr. Heinrich Beyrle, Germany) : http://www.myorchids.de/main1.htm

Orchid Court (Tennis Maynard, USA) : http://www.orchidcourt.com/

Orchid Jacky (Belgium) : http://www.orchidjacky.be/

Orchidanica (CA) : http://www.orchidmall.com/orchidanica/
Orchidario Quinto Do Lago  (Brazil): http://www.qlagorquideas.com/paginas/starteng.htm

Orchids by Kennedy (Jim Kennedy):  http://www.miltoniopsis.com/index.html

Orchids in our tropics (Doug & Terry Kennedy) : http://www.orchidsinourtropics.com/index.shtml

Orchids of La Joya (seed propagated Mexican Orchid Species) :http://www.lajoya.com/

P.J. Christian hardy orchids (UK): http://rareplants.co.uk/index.htm

Pacific Blooms Ltd.(New Zealand. Cut Flowers, NZ Sphagnum moss,…) : http://www.pacificblooms.com/

Peninsula Hybrids (Gerardus Staal, CA) : http://www.orchidsocietyofcalifornia.com/gerst.html

Petite Plaisance (CA) : http://www.sonic.net/orchids/index.htm

Plant Hormones Canada (Jim Brasch. Keiki Grow) : http://www.orchidmall.com/hormones/

PNG orchids (PNG) : http://www.niugini.com/pngmarkets/Orchids/orchids.html

Quinta do Lago (Brasil) : http://www.qlagorquideas.com/

RF Orchids (FL) : http://www.rforchids.com/

Ricsel Orchids (Brazil) : http://www.ricsel.com.br/

RISIS (Singapore. Orchids in jewellery) : http://www.ecomz.com/risis/orchids.html

Rosenheimer Orchideenzucht (Germany) : http://www.orchideen.com/, http://members.aol.com/orchideen/homepage/other.htm

Seidel (Alvim Seidel, Orquidaria Cataninense, Brasil) : http://www.seidel.com.br/

Simanis Orchids (Indonesia) : http://www.simanis2000.com/indek.html

Simpson Orchids (Australia) : http://anos.org.au/sponsors/simpson.html

Tainan Phalaenopsis (Taiwan) : http://www.jinworld.com/e-comp.htm

Toh Orchids (Singapore) : http://www.tohorchids.com.sg/

Uzumara Orchids (Isobyl Lacroix, UK. African orchid species,) : http://freespace.virgin.net/i.la_croix/

Venger’s Orchids : http://vengers.com/index.htm

Warrnambool Orchids (Ph Altmann, Australia) : http://www.ssn.net.au/~altmann/

Wenzel Orchids Orquidário Rioclarense Ltda (Brazil) : http://www.linkway.com.br/wenzelorchids/index.htm

Wilk Orchid Specialties (Hawaii): http://www.lost-continent.com/orchmain.html

Yamamoto Nursery (Hawaï) : http://www.lava.net/yamaorch/

Zen Gyo Orchids (Thailand) : http://www.zengyo.com/

Thompson & Morgan Seeds (UK): http://www.thompson-morgan.com/

Logee’s Greenhouses (USA) : http://logees.com/

Gardening 365 (UK) : http://www.oxalis.co.uk/

Backyard Gardener (alpines) : http://www.eskimo.com/~mcalpin/nur.html

Cambrian Carnivorous : http://www.flytrap.demon.co.uk/index.htm

Sollya (Belgium) : http://www.tuininfo.com/sollya/

Groen Net (gardening & nurseries, NL) : http://www.groen.net/

De Groenwijzer van Nederlands en Belgie (in dutch) : http://www.groeninfo.com/

 

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SUPPLIES :

Aluminet (shading cloth) : http://www.green-tek.com/alum.html

Ann Mann’s Orchids & Fogger (FL) : http://www.cfog.com/

Jaybird Manufacturing (foggers) : http://www.jaybird-mfg.com/xe.html

Hanna Instruments (pH, conductivity,…) : http://www.hannainst.com/

Simply Control (UK) : http://www.simplycontrol.com/

     Biological pest control :

Biobest : http://www.biobest.be/en/index.htm

Cinnamite (Mycotech.com) : http://www.mycotech.com/ Natural Pest Control : http://www.natpestco.com/index2.html

RO Systems (reverse osmosis) (just a few websites, among many):
http://www.rosystems.com/frames.html

http://www.pure-earth.com/ro.html

http://www.aquatech.nl/

http://www.a1ultrapure.com/plants.html

http://www.aquadirect.com/purify/spec.html

http://www.aquacare.de/index_e.htm

http://www.hydroponicwater.com/aboutus.htm

http://www.aquariumwaterfilters.com/

http://www.hw-wiegandt.de/umkehr_osmose_e.html

http://www.aqua-medic.de/index0.html

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ORCHID Misc

Orchid Tours :

Mae Tang Orchids tours (Thailand, UK) : http://www.maetangorchids.com/

Nei (UK)  (Asia): http://www.neiuk.co.uk/

The use of Orchids (Defina de Araujo, Brazil) : http://www.delfinadearaujo.com/on2000/on11/paginas/mateng01.htm

Herbal use of Orchids (Saleph etc… )  http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/o/orchid13.html

Orchid Stamps club : http://www.ozemail.com.au/~cattleya/tosci.html

Orchid Stamps: http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/1289/HOS/stamp_intro.html , http://members.iinet.net.au/~barryg/Stamps.htm

Brazilian Orchid Stamps : http://aodorchid.vila.bol.com.br/stamps.html

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