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VOLUME 75, NO. 4—October, November, December 2011
Celebrating 75 years!

IN THIS ISSUE

184
Editorial
   
185
Donors
 
186
Café—News From Around the Orchid World
 
188
Odontoglossums
The perfect Odontoglossum hybrid.
 
Tom Perlite
195
Orchid Digest Diamond Awards
   
196
Odontoglossum: Requiescat in Pace
Odontoglossum becomes a synonym for Oncidium.
 
Robert H. Hamilton
202
Lost and Found: Searching for Rare Odontoglossums 
It took SEVEN PEOPLE and 15 years to track down two elusive orchids.
 

Steve Beckendorf

214
Some Miniature Members of the Oncidiinae      
A look at compact orchids with wonderful flowers.
 
Cordelia Head
220
Frank Fordyce: 1924-2011
 
Sandra Svoboda
222
Maui-Bred Miltoniopsis: A Personal Journey      
It all began with Miltoniopsis Martin Orenstein ‘Shirley P’ (Eros x Violet). 
 
Ivan Komoda
230
In Orchid Hybridizing: “It Is The Journey And Not The Arrival That Matters”          
An Adventure in Cyrtochilum Hybridizing
 
Howard Liebman
238
The Culture of Odontoglossums and Related Genera     
There is an Inverse Relationship between a Plant’s Desirability and its Willingness to Grow
 
Jim Rassmann
242
Why the Name Changes?            
Where does that orchid fit in the natural order of the world.
 
Cindy Coty
247 
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