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General
Biologists guide to the internet Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Links to websites for biology, ecology, & evolution
http://www.metalab.unc.edu/pub/academic/biology/ecology+evolution
EXTOXNET: EXtension TOXicology NETwork Check here
if this link
didn't work.
THE database of chemical pesticides and herbicides.
http://ace.orst.edu/info/extoxnet/
Kew Monocot Checklist Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Searchable database of plant name, providing synonyms and specifying the publications of the orginal descriptions.
http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/home.do
MegaCalculator Check here
if this link
didn't work.
"The web's most powerful on-line calculator."
http://www.megaconverter.com/mega2/
MegaConverter Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Convert almost any unit of measurement to almost any other unit of measure.
http://www.megaconverter.com/mega2/
Orchid Fragrance Information Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Fragrance information for hundreds of species from our culture sheets.
http://www.orchidculture.com/COD/fragrance.html
Plant Database - USDA Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Scientific and common plant names of plants in the USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/
w3Tropicos Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Primarily new world species names, synonyms, and place of origin (not always).
http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/vast.html

Geography and Place Names
Global gazetteer Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Cities and towns listed by country and linked to maps.
http://www.calle.com/world/
Topographical maps of towns in the USA Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.topozone.com/

Languages and Words
Dictionaries and glossaries Check here
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didn't work.
http://www.rahul.net/lai/glossaries.html
Dictionary of botanical names Check here
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A dictionary that explains the meanings of plant names.
http://www.winternet.com/~chuckg/dictionary.html
Free translations to and from many languages Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.freetranslation.com/
Latin - grammar aid and wordlist Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latgramm.htm

Weather, Climate and Time
Daylength for various latitudes Check here
if this link
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Tables for the length of daylight hours by 2-week increments at every 5° of latitude from 60°N to 60°S.
http://www.orchidculture.com/COD/daylength.html
Weather Map, current US weather Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://weather.noaa.gov/

Interesting General Articles about Orchid Culture
Greenhouse humidity discussion Check here
if this link
didn't work.
This page, which is in our site, has notes on the use and limitations of humidity gauges.
http://www.orchidculture.com/COD/humidity.html

General Orchid Information - Internet Discussions
rec.gardens.orchids - An online newsgroup Check here
if this link
didn't work.
This newsgroup can be accessed through most e-mail software.
news:rec.gardens.orchids

Orchid Information by Genus
Coryanthes Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Pollination of Orchids in the Genus Coryanthes
http://lab.troymeyers.com/flasking/article.php?about=Coryanthes-Pollination
Dracula Species Database Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Chad Sarles' database of species is a comprehensive listing with some photos and other information.
http://www.draculaspecies.com/
Stanhopea Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Nina Rach's Stanhopea website with photos, descriptions, sources of plants, and more.
http://stanhopea.autrevie.com/

Orchid Information by Location
Australian Native Orchid Society Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.anos.org.au/
Brazil Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Brasilian Orchids
http://www.orkideas.com.br/inicio/_frame.html?295,266
Brazil - Orchidstudium Project Check here
if this link
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The Orchidstudium Project congregates researchers and collectors of orchids, mainly of Brazilian native species, for the purpose of extending and spreading the knowledge of these plants.
http://www.orchidstudium.com
Canada, Ontario Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Native orchids of Ontario, Canada
http://www.raysweb.net/orchids/index.html
China Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchids of tropical China
http://www.natureproducts.net/Forest_Products/Orchids/orchids.html
Costa Rica Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchidaceae of Costa Rica.
http://www.mobot.org/manual.plantas/043760/F043760.html
Europe Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Native Orchid Pictures
http://www.orchis.de/orchis/docs/e002a.htm
France Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchids of the Pyrenees Mountains
http://www.ariege.com/nature/orchidees/eng.html
New Guinea Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchidaceae of New Guinea
http://www.orchidspng.com/index.html

Orchid Information by Subject
A list of all genera names in current use including orchids Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/iapt/ncu/genera/Default.htm
Orchid Research Newsletters at Kew Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/herbarium/orchid/

Orchid Sites of General Interest to Growers
Cape Orchid Society, Cape Town, South Africa Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://capeorchids.itgo.com
The Orchid Mall Check here
if this link
didn't work.
The BEST list of links to growers, plant suppliers, societies, and much much more.
http://www.orchidmall.com/index.htm

Orchid Books - Author Direct Sources

Orchid Books - General Sources
American Orchid Society Check here
if this link
didn't work.
The AOS book department is reached from this site.
http://www.aos.org/
Balogh Scientific Books - USA Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchid books.
http://www.balogh.com/catalogs/orchids.html
Koeltz Scientific Books - Europe Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.koeltz.com/botany.cfm?Username=
Timber Press Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.timberpress.com/

Orchid Seed Sowing and Flasking - Information
Botanic Gardens Micropropagation News on the Internet Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/science/micropropagation/bgmnews.html
Micropropogation References - recent Check here
if this link
didn't work.
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/science/micropropagation/bgmnlis8.html

Orchid Seed Flasking Services - Commercial
Anil Ghodke Check here
if this link
didn't work.
We have no personal experience with this company, but you might be interested in contacting Anil Ghodke in Indonesia for details of their flasking operation.
http://www.plantbiotech.com.au
Kelsey Creek Laboratories Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Custom orchid flasking flasks and terrestrial orchid sales
http://kelseycreekorchidlab.com/default.aspx
Meyers Conservatory Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchid species flasks and proprietary flasking services
http://troymeyers.com

Orchid Plants and Supplies - Online Resources
Meyers Conservatory Check here
if this link
didn't work.
Orchid species flasks, established seedlings, plants, and divisions.
http://troymeyers.com


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