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PHIL GRECH

In memory of PHIL GRECH 15-01-1940 ~ 19-02-2022 Phil’s love of orchids began in 1975.  He was given a plant as a thank-you for felling a friend’s tree and it had a tiny spike.  It was Cym.Arunta Amber.  Phil nurtured it and entered it in the Traralgon Orchid Show as a novice.  It won several …

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KENNETH FRANK BOX

In memory of KENNETH FRANK BOX 1926 ~ 2019 Ken was well respected and admired for leadership and generosity.  Ken was a life member of Warringal Orchid Society, where he previously served as a President and held various committee positions for many years.  I have known Ken since I became interested in orchids in late …

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The Complete Orchids of Western Australia

<< BACK TO PUBLICATIONS LIST Volume 1 Anzbas to Ericksonella Volume 2Eriochilus to Thelymitra, southwesy hybrids and Kimberley species NEW The Complete Orchids of Western Australia Andrew Brown 2022 Written by one of Western Australia’s most distinguished orchid authorities and featuring over 1500 colour photographs this comprehensive two volume set is a culmination of all …

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345/2022

<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 345/2022 Title: Conserving and monitoring the Ovate Spider Orchid (Caladenia ovata) on Kangaroo IslandApplicant: Dr Richard GlatzInstitution: D’Estrees Entomology and Scientific Services, P.O. Box 16, Kingscote SA   We are small team looking at the rare Spider-orchid species, Caladenia ovata, or the Ovate-lipped Spider-orchid, on Kangaroo Island. This is a …

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344/2022

<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 344/2022 Title: Warn stratification for improved in-vitro germination in Australian terrestrial orchidsApplicant: Brendan JanissenInstitution: Aceae EnvironmentalAddress: 35 Sheila Street, Preston Vic 30782   Seed germination in orchids requires three essential factors: environmental conditions (temperature, moisture, light/dark) conducive to germination, primed ‘ready-to-germinate’ (not dormant) seed and (unlike most other plants) …

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343/2022

<< BACK TO PROJECT LIST Project: 343/2022 Title: Recovery of Rhizanthella gardneri populations and habitat post fire Applicant: Dr. Jeremy Bougoure Institution: University of Western Australia   Rhizanthella gardneri Rogers. (Western underground orchid) habitat ‘health’ has been declining, which has negatively impacted populations of this unique and critically endangered species. Recent fires in the Corrigin area (Western …

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PDF – The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea

<< BACK TO PUBLICATIONS LIST The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Rogers, R. S., Katz, H. J., Simmons, J. T., Blaxell D. F. 1982 A translation into English of Die Orchidaceen von Deutsch-Neu-Guinea by Rudolf Schlechter as published in Fedde’s Repertorium specierum novarum regni vegetabilis, Dahlem bie Berlin (1914). And incorporating the Figure Atlas to …

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Andrew Brown AOH

    Award of Honour for 2019 granted to: Andrew Brown THE GRANTING OF THIS AWARD RECOGNISES THAT:- Your interest and study of native orchids began near Perth when you were a young boy, both in scouring the bush and in building a greenhouse and growing Australian and exotic orchids. You are a foundation member and Life …

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