Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. 4


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Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. 4 RM100.00

The Malesian Orchid Journal, a new twice-yearly 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.


  • Editorial
  • New species of Calanthe from the Malay Archipelago and New Guinea by Phillip Cribb
  • Corybas villosus—some observations on the natural history of a rare and endemic Peninsular Malaysian orchid by Y.W. Low
  • A New Species of Pinalia (sect. Polyura) from Sabah by Jeffrey J. Wood
  • A new species of Trichoglottis from Borneo by Timothy Choltco
  • Trichoglottis persicina—a new species from Brunei Darussalam, with notes on the T. retusa complex by Peter O’Byrne
  • A New Species of Trichoglottis from Sabah by Jeffrey J. Wood and Anthony Lamb
  • Some New Orchid Locality Records for the Philippines by Jim Cootes
  • Four New Taxa of Dendrobium (sect. Biloba) from New Guinea by Paul Ormerod
  • A New Species of Acriopsis (Cymbidieae: Eulophiinae) from Peninsular Malaysia by S.N. Phoon and P. O’Byrne
  • Threads that bind … the fungal lifeline by Mariam Jutta Dendrobium lowii Lindl.—back into cultivation by Roland Schettler
  • Notes on Malesian Cleisostoma: Part 1 by Peter O’Byrne
  • New Species of and New Combinations in New Guinea Orchidaceae by A. Schuiteman and E.F. de Vogel

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