The Orchid Review back issues

Revisit the 2015 highlights of The Orchid Review and explore the world of orchids with a look back at cultivation advice, scientific findings, orchid exploration, in-depth plant profiles, news, reviews, shows and awards celebrating the world’s most alluring flowers

March 2015

  • Dendrobium section Dendrocoryne – Peter B Adams profiles the Australian species according to habitat in this group of cool-to-intermediate growers
  • Limestone orchids of Peninsular Malaysia – in newly published records, Ong Poh Teck profiles rare, interesting and recently discovered orchid species
  • Uncovering orchid history in Paris – Lucinda Lachelin recounts a recent RHS trip to Paris to view two renowned historical orchid collections

June 2015

  • Spectacular shows in Tokyo and Taiwan – reporting from two of the largest orchid shows, Clare and Johan Hermans reveal the best plants and displays
  • Cymbidium wenshanense – Phillip Cribb, André Schuiteman and Terry Want profile a relatively new, spectacular, large-flowered dwarf orchid species
  • Orchids of Bhutan – outlining the species found in this small country in the Himalayas, Susanne Masters discusses their habitats and their conservation

September 2015

  • European Orchid Show and Conference – Sarah Forsyth et al. report on the Show’s winning stands, plants, trophies and lectures from the Conference
  • British Orchid Council display – describing the trials and tribulations of organising a floral exhibit, Chris Barker recounts his experience of staging a display
  • Lessons from nature – Phillip Cribb shows how careful observation of hardy orchids in the wild can help inform and improve cultivation methods

December 2015

  • International Orchid Show, Malvern – reporting from the third IOSM, Chris Barker highlights the impressive displays and medal-winning plants
  • Exploring West Papua and its orchids – Pascal Sauvêtre recalls his eye-opening trip to West Papua in New Guinea and the search for a special orchid
  • Locating the specimen – tracing the history of Ruiz and Pavón’s herbarium, Franco Pupulin argues the holotype specimen of Cattleya maxima is in London

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