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3rd Quarter 2006  New!

- removed Eria floribunda and one of the Spathoglottis plicata var. alba.

- renamed Trichotosia velutina to Trichotosia aporina.

- added 6 photos (6 new species) bringing it to a total of 304 photos for the gallery.

- latest count: 268 species across 74 genera.

- added 2 new articles: (1) orchids  (2) orchid photography

- further orchids appreciation through quarterly highlights:

     Highlights of the Quarter - Bulbophyllum minutulum, Dendrobium rhodostele, Liparis cespitosa,

        Oberonia dissitiflora, Octarrhena parvula, Pholidota carnea var. pumila, Phreatia secunda &

        Taeniophyllum glandulosum

     Focus of the Quarter - Spiranthes sinensis

 

2nd Quarter 2006

- removed Dendrobium dearei due to incorrect naming.*

- previous photo of Cymbidium atropurpureum has been corrected to Cymbidium finlaysonianum.*

- applied correct botanical name to the variety of Dendrobium anosmum & Dendrobium secundum.*

  *(Appreciation & many thanks to the renowned book author on orchids for the feedback)

- added 18 photos (6 new species, 3 new varieties & 9 add-ons) bringing it to a total of 302 photos.

- further orchids appreciation through quarterly highlights:

     Highlights of the Quarter - Paphiopedilum barbatum & Paphiopedilum niveum

     Focus of the Quarter - Habenaria kingii

 

1st Quarter 2006

 - added 13 photos (5 new species, 1 new variety & 7 add-ons) bringing it to a total of 285 photos.

 - further orchids appreciation through quarterly and yearly highlights:

     Highlight of the Year - Anoectochilus albolineatus

     Highlights of the Quarter - Chelonistele sulphurea & Dendrochilum linearifolium

     Focus of the Quarter - Vandopsis gigantea

 - photo submission quidelines added to the participation corner.

 - added reference links to 8 more orchid related sites.

 - enhancement to the information on orchid classification.

 - sitemap added.

 

4th Quarter 2005

 - 18 Sept 2005 - ... time when it all began with the launch of www.orchidenthusia.com website.

 - started with a total of 272 photos (254 species & 18 varieties).

 - orchid photos displayed in 2 views - index view & scroll view.

 - included information on orchids consisting of classification, vegetative, habitat & flowering.

 - supplemented with 2 newspaper articles on orchids.

 - established a corner for participation - survey & register.

 - complemented with reference links to interesting orchid related sites.

see also

 

- interesting articles

- orchid flowering

- orchid classification

 

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