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VOLUME 73, NO. 4—October, November, December 2009
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Editorial
201
Donors
 
202
Café—News From Around the Orchid World
 
204
 
Olaf Gruss & Helmut Rohrl
220
Phragmipedium kovachii Hybrids
The hybrids from this magnificent phrag are easy to grow.
 
Glen Decker
232
Weird and Wonderful in Three Dimensions—Phragmipedium lindenii
 
234
Paphiopedilum Crystelle
The amazing result of crossing a brachy with Paph. rothschildianum.
 
Frank Smith
238
Pinup — Paphiopedilum urbanianum
 
240
The Quest for an Elusive Slipper Orchid Cypripedium subtropicum
Cypripedium subtropicum is rediscovered in S.E. Yunnan.
 

Hong Jiang & Ende Liu

246
New Perspectives on Novelty Slippers
A look at Hadley Cash's breeding with Brachypetalum influenced novelty slippers.
 
Hadley Cash
256 
An illustrated history of Paphiopedilum purpuratum
This was the third species of the genus Paphiopedilum described around 1835.
 
Rudolf Jenny
266
Five Generations of Hybridizing Brachypetalum and Parvisepalum Species
A 36-year love affair with Paphiopedilums - specifically Brachypetalums and Parvisepalums.
 
Nick Tannaci
272
The History of the Paphiopedilum Guild
Norris Powell hosted the paph ‘fanatics’ in 1976 to discuss their collective passion.
 
Cindy Coty
274
Cyps in the East—the Paphiopedilum Forum
On the East Coast 30 years ago, avid Paph enthusiasts met to exchange information and exhibit their best plants.
 

Gordon Slaymaker

276
Slipper Orchid Alliance
The SOA is an international membership organization devoted to slipper orchids.
 

Barbara Tisherman

278
Webwatch—Interesting Places to Surf the Internet 
 
Ronald Kaufmann
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