Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. 23


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The Malesian Orchid Journal, an annual publication, will publish scientific and semi-popular articles on the taxonomy, ecology and conservation of the native orchids of the Malesian—the area formerly known as the East Indies. Malesia traditionally comprises the Philippines, Sundaland (Malay Peninsula, Greater Sunda Islands (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi), Lesser Sunda Islands (e.g. Bali, Lombok, Komodo, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor), and Papuasia (Maluku, New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago, but excluding Bougainville). Many of the world’s biodiversity hotspots are located in Malesia. The flora may be represented by as many as 30,000 flowering plants, including 6000 native orchid species in 200 genera. Approximately 3000 species are recorded from the island of New Guinea alone, while Mount Kinabalu on Borneo, an area of only about 1200 km2, has 850 taxa of orchids in 137 general.

Table of contents

  1. Obituary: Peter O’Byrne by Phillip Cribb
  2. Obituary: Peter O’Byrne by Ong Poh Teck
  3. Obituary: Peter O’Byrne by Tan Jiew Hoe
  4. Obituary: Peter O’Byrne by Linus Gokusing
  5. Obituary: Jeffrey James Wood by Phillip Cribb and André Schuiteman
  6. Editorial
  7. Dendrobium section Crinifera in Peninsular Malaysia — Precursory Notes by Peter O’Byrne
  8. Dendrobium in Sulawesi — New Species, Subspecies and Records. Part 1: Grastidium and Diplocaulobium by Peter O’Byrne and Jaap J. Vermeulen
  9. Pollination Notes for Seven Bulbophyllum Species (section Ephippium) from Peninsular Malaysia by Ong Poh Teck and Tam Sheh May
  10. A Rare Myco-Heterotrophic Orchid from Borneo: Platanthera saprophytica J.J. Sm. by Alexander Kocyan, Sophia Madhuri Kocyan, Jamirus Jumian, Suzana Sabran and Jasmin Joshi
  11. Bromheadia obyrneorum and B. scirpoidea subsp. dilatata, Two New Orchid Taxa from Peninsular Malaysia by Ong Poh Teck
  12. New Records for the Orchid Flora of Vietnam from Phu Quoc National Park by Truong Ba Vuong, Paul Ormerod, Jim Cootes and Le Minh Dung

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