Australian Orchid Foundation



<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 358/2024   Title: A Minute to Midnight. 8th International Orchid Conservation Congress (IOCC8) Perth 2024 Applicant: Dr. Jacopo Calevo Institution: Curtin University, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University, Bentley, WA 6102   The International Orchid Conservation Congress (IOCC) was inaugurated in 2000, with the first event organized in Perth, Australia. […]

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<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 355/2023   Title: Preventing extinction of five endangered orchid species Applicant: Dr Noushka Reiter Institution: Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria   Ex situ conservation programs are needed for many threatened orchid species, and creating ex situ insurance collections is a key step in this conservation recovery journey. For five endangered

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Orchids in Australia: Growing Orchids

<< BACK TO PUBLICATIONS LIST NEW Orchids in Australia: Growing Orchids Common Cultural Problems and their solutions Compiled from orchid growers’ contributions to the Awareness Campaign of The Australian Orchid Foundation. Edited by Brian Milligan and Alan Hope  2005. Reprinted 2023. Over 40 articles, grouped in General Orchid Culture, Specific orchid culture and Control of Insects,

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<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 357/2023   Title:  Plastid phylogenomics reveals evolutionary relationships in the mycoheterotrophic orchid genus Dipodium and provides insights into plastid gene degenerationApplicant:  Stephanie GoedderzInstitution:  Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University, Cairns Qld 4878   Presentation at the Biosystematics Conference in Canberra in November 2023Communicating research on the mycoheterotrophic orchid genus

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<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 356/2023   Title:  Propagation and cryopreservation of helmet orchids (Corybas) in New Zealand Applicants:  Dr Karin van der Walt and Dr Carlos Lehnebach Institutions: Ōtari Native Botanic Garden, New Zealand. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.    This project will make a significant contribution to orchid conservation in

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<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 354/2023   Title: Pollination by sexual deception in endangered Rustyhoods (the Pterostylis rufa group) and its implications for conservation Applicant:  Eamonn Culhane Institution:  School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment, La Trobe University Orchid Conservation Program, Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria   Pollination by sexual deception is a highly specialised pollinator

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