The Orchadian
This issue of the Orchadian covers a report on the first 50 years, plus a comprehensive list of photos from the 2013 ANOS Conference in Brisbane. Alan Stephenson's 'Is this Our most Variable Genus? Vive la difference! Peter Adams has contributed heavily on a Book Review With Strange Device by Bill Lavarack. Ray Clements the newly appointed National Registrar on Plant Names, Labels and the Story They Tell, most readers and growers will relate to this item. David Banks reports on Nomenclature - Correct Writing of Orchid Names, once again we can all learn a lesson from this, with many Growers putting the incorrect format on Labels. I am sure that all Subscribers will enjoy this Issue. We trust that you all will have had a wonderful Christmas, and have a safe and prosperous New Year. Good growing.
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  • Want to know the history of speciosum cultivars, Roslyn Capell has done some terrific work in compiling a database, see under the Information menu

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  • Orchid Species of the Shoalhaven by Alan Stephenson. The book contains colour photos of 138 orchid species within the Shoalhaven region, and includes all of the 14 Shoalhaven threatened species.

    Orchids of Western Australia by A. Brown, K. Dixon, S. Hopper & P. Dundas has been added to the shop listings. Also added is A Guide to Native Orchids of South Western Australia by Bob Liddelow. This is a must have book for field trips in this region.

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  • Native Orchids of Australia by David Jones and Wild Orchids of Victoria by Jeffrey Jeanes & Garry Backhouse are now available from our shop.

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