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February 2011 ORCHIDS, The Bulletin of the American Orchid Society
February 2011 Cover

Dichaea glauca. Grower: Smithsonian Institution. Photographer: James Osen. See story page 76.



FEATURES
Title Author Page
Leo Holguin Aimed for the Best When Creating Hybrids Ned Nash 82
Viewing Species During a Day Trip in Costa Rica Alexander Vasiljev 86
Reflections on the 2010 Taiwan International Orchid Show John Wrench 92
Taipei Expo Showcases the Orchid Kingdom’s Floriculture Industry Tom Oder 96
A Return to the Orchidaceous Mine Mark Whitten and Mario Blanco 104
DEPARTMENTS
Topic Author Title Page
President’s Communication Carol Zoltowski How the AOS Supports Research 70
Tom’s Monthly Checklist Thomas Mirenda February: The Month of Pura Vida 74
Orchid of the Month Thomas Mirenda Dichaea 76
Collector’s Item Cynthia Hill Miltoniopsis phalaenopsis 80
Conservation News Joseph Arditti Conservation through Propagation 114
Parting Shot Jim Connell A Beginner’s Tale 128
IN EVERY ISSUE
Title Page
AOS MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 66
WWW.AOS.ORG 66
AOS DIRECTORY OF SERVICES 66
AOS VOLUNTEERS 68
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 72
CALENDAR 118
CONTRIBUTIONS 122
ORCHID MARKETPLACE 124
CLASSIFIED ADS 127
ADVERTISING INDEX 127
SIDEBARS
Title Page
A Gallery of Dichaeas 78
If You Go: Costa Rica 90
Must-Sees 100
If You Go: Taiwan 102
More Than a Flower Show 103
A Personal Perspective 116
Come to Shreveport this Spring 118