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by niuorchids
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Main sharing and discussion topic
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Main sharing and discussion topic

Hi All,

Feel free to share your orchids here, or ask a question and one of us will try to help you as best we can, or just simply introduce yourself and say hi!

Thanks, Orchids of New Guinea Team.
by niuorchids
Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:29 am
Forum: Orchid care, cultivation & propagation
Topic: It's easier than you think
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It's easier than you think

Orchids, generally, like the same environment regarding temperature, light and humidity, as humans do. We do not like to be hot (bright sun), wet (rain) and we like a temperature in the mid-twenties to be comfortable. Some orchids can stand full sun and others need some shade in order to do well. Mo...
by niuorchids
Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hortus Botanicus Leiden
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Views: 1264

Hortus Botanicus Leiden

At the Hortus botanicus Leiden, as early as 1596, the famous European Slipper Orchid, Cypripedium calceolus (which is not a native species in the Netherlands) was already in cultivation. Actually it is probably more accurate to say that Cypripedium calceolus was planted in 1596 - whether it survived...
by niuorchids
Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Authors of the Orchids of New Guinea website
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Views: 1360

Authors of the Orchids of New Guinea website

The main contributor of the Orchids of New Guinea website is Eduard de Vogel. Ed (Eduard Ferdinand) de Vogel (1942-present) studied Biology at the University Leiden (1965-1970). He spent 1971 till 1975 in Indonesia conducting research for a PhD study on Morphology of tree seedlings in Kebun Raya and...
by niuorchids
Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Orchidaceae of New Guinea
Replies: 0
Views: 1302

Orchidaceae of New Guinea

The Orchidaceae of New Guinea represents the largest percentage of all known orchid species in the world with an estimated 3,000 species out of a total of some 30,000 known orchids species throughout the world. Research of the Orchidaceae of New Guinea since Rudolf Schlechter has been sporadic at be...

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