Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. 5


Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. 5 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.


  • Dr Andrew Joseph Bacon 1933–2009
  • Editorial
  • The Different Varietal Forms of Arundina graminifolia in Sabah, Borneo by Anthony Lamb
  • New Records of Orchidaceae for the Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, 2. Acanthephippium gougahensis, Schoenorchis juncifolia, Thrixspermum anceps and T. latisaccatum by Ong Poh Teck, Phoon Sook Ngoh and Mariam Jutta
  • A New Species of Dendrobium (section Calcarifera) from Kalimantan Barat by Destario Metusala, Peter O’Byrne and Jeffrey J. Wood
  • Dendrobium cinnabarinum Rchb. f. (sect. Crumenata)—A Welcome Addition to Our Collections by Roland Schettler, Heinz Wurster and Jeffrey J. Wood
  • Miscellaneous New Orchids from Sabah and New Combinations in Ascidieria, Cylindrolobus, Jejewoodia and Pinalia by Jeffrey J. Wood
  • Notes on Malesian Cleisostoma: Part 2 by Peter O’Byrne
  • Three New Species of Dendrobium from Sabah by Jeffrey J. Wood
  • Apostasioideae—The Least Known Orchid Subfamily by Alexander Kocyan
  • Clarification of the Status of Thrixspermum raciborskii in Peninsular Malaysia by Ong Poh Teck and Peter O’Byrne

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Weight 0.6 kg


Jeffrey J. Wood


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