These are arranged under the following headings:
If you have suggestions for other orchid related links, please email me at the address shown on my contact page.
Orchids Australia Published bi-monthly by the Australian Orchid Council. This Website has details of the latest issue and of recent Australian Orchids of the Year, as well as an excellent selection of links.
Orchids Magazine Published by the American Orchid Society is a bi-monthly bulletin. This Website has links to their bookshop as well as to other useful sites.
Orchid Digest A quarterly magazine from the US for people who know about orchids and want to know more. It also has links to other useful sites.
The Orchid Review Orchid journal of the Royal Horticultural Society is the oldest orchid magazine in the world. Published quarterly, this is also the official journal of the European Orchid Council.
The Orchadian is published by the Australasian Native Orchid Society. The title says it all! They have a number of photographs of various species.
The Orchid Species Society The first species orchid society in the world! Their Website has a number of photographs, as well as details of the Society, which is based in Brisbane.
Orchid S.P.E.C.I.E.S. NSW meets monthly, on the second Wednesday, at West Pennant Hills, New South Wales.
Orchid Species Society of Victoria Based in the Melbourne suburb of Forest Hill, the Society is a member of the Orchid Societies Council of Victoria, and meets monthly, on the second Monday.
The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia (Inc) has a Website with extensive photos of WA native species, as well as copies of its newsletter.
Australian Orchid Foundation is an approved Research Institute. The members are dedicated to promote orchids. The foundation maintains a Seed and Protocorm Bank, and they have scientific and cultural handbooks available for purchase.
Australasian Native Orchid Society has a number of groups around Australia, and they are listed here.
NZ Native Orchid Group This Website has copies of the Society’s Journal, as well as information about New Zealand’s native species, and genera.
Australian National Botanic Gardens Their website has a vast range of information about Australian flora.
Native Orchid Conference fosters the study, conservation, and enjoyment of native orchids of the United States, and Canada.
Orchid Conservation Alliance Supported by a number of individuals and orchid societies. The Alliance aims to conserve orchids in their native habitat. They contribute to buying areas of native forest, to help protect the orchids, flora, and fauna, in those reserves.
Orchidwire.com lists an enormous number of orchid sites (organisations, and vendors) around the world, and are worth a look if you are searching for something.
Burleigh Park Orchid Nursery in Townsville, North Queensland, has a website that includes flasks, plants, articles and photos.
Dark Star Orchids in Bowraville, on the mid-North coast of NSW, have seed-raised species from flask to flowering size.
Nesbitts Orchids in South Australia does not have a website, but has a range of Australian Native terrestrial orchids. Les Nesbitt can be contacted at P.O. Box 72, Walkerville, S.A. 5081 or email@example.com
Orchid Species Plus are based in Kingston, central Victoria, and specialise in hard to find species.
Rolin Farms is a strawberry farm in Elimbah, north of Brisbane. Rob is an avid species orchid collector.
Sunnyview Orchids is located in Townsville, and has a range of hybrids and species. Due to quarantine restrictions, they cannot ship to Northern Territory, Western Australia, or Tasmania.
Woolf Orchid Culture is based in Toowoomba, about 100 kms west of Brisbane, Queensland. They have a number of international links on their Website.
22nd Australian Orchid Council Conference & Show For the Love of Orchids. Logan Metro Sports & Events Centre, Crestmead, SE. Queensland. 31 August – 4 September, 2022.
European Orchid Council Conference 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Conference 5 – 7 May, exhibition 6 – 8 May, 2022.
The 23rd World Orchid Conference is scheduled in Taiching, Taiwan in 2024.
Flowershots Ron Parsons, who has visited Australia and given talks to orchid societies here, has a large collection of photographs of rare and unusual plants, including many orchid species.
Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopaedia Photos of nearly 15,500 species in 774 genera produced by Jay Pfahl in Florida, USA.
The Orchid Photo Page An extensive collection of photographs by Greg Allikas from the American Orchid Society judging details, as well as from private collections.
Dr. Tanaka’s Paphiopedilum Site, Japan Linked to the Japanese Orchid Internet Association, Dr. Tanaka has some wonderful photos of the Japanese shows, the winning orchids and Paphiopedilum species.
Eric Hunt’s photographs An excellent collection of photographs by Eric, which have been taken in the US, at various orchid shows, exhibitions in California, and overseas trips.
The Stanhopea pages and The Sobralia pages are compiled by Nina Rach and have a number of excellent photographs and details of taxonomy, culture, AOS Awards and sources of supply.
Michael Hogan Photography Michael Hogan is an expert on the Pine Barrens area of New Jersey, USA. His page includes illustrations of the native wildflowers, including the orchids of the region.
The Hardy Orchid Society This UK Society has lots of photographs and other information about native orchids in the UK.
Dr. Gunter Gerlach of the Munich Botanical Gardens has numerous photos, and information about the Catasetinae, Stanhopeinae, and Coryanthes. Genera include Acineta, Catasetum, Clowesia, Coryanthes, Cycnoches, Gongora, Houlletia, Kegeliella, Lacaena, Mormodes, Paphinia, Polycycnis, Schlimmia, Sievekingia, Soterosanthus, Stanhopea, Trevoria, and Vasqueziella.
Orchids of the Pleurothallid Alliance by Lynn O’Shaughnessy has a lot of information and photos of many Pleurothallid species.
Bulbophyllum from A to Z by Rudolf Hromniak and Anton Sieder has a photos of Bulbophyllum and some other species.
The Genus Dendrochilum was established by Trey Sanders to help identify Dendrochilum species, and has photos, and descriptions of all of them.
Cultivadores de Encyclias is a Flickr site that has many photos of the species, and some descriptions.
Florent Borderie Nature Photography has some excellent photos of orchids in the wild on Réunion island, and in France.
The Slipper Orchid Alliance is dedicated to the preservation of, and education about, all lady-slipper orchids, and has some excellent photos, and other information.
Orchids of New Guinea has concise information on all 142 genera, and includes a richly illustrated checklist of all taxa currently known to occur in New Guinea, almost 3,000 at current count.