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VOLUME 76, NO. 1—January, February, March 2012

IN THIS ISSUE

4
Editorial
   
5
Donors
 
6
Café—News From Around the Orchid World
 
10
Orchids: Beautiful Symbols of Beautiful Places
Orchids are floral symbols of many nations
 
Carol Siegel
22
Lepanthes Novae Tapantienses
New Lepanthes species found in Costa Rica.
 
Franco Pupulin &
Diego Bogarín
32
Paphiopedilum Subgenus Megastaminodium Braem & Gruss 
A New Subgenus to Accommodate Paphiopedilum canhii.
 

Guido J. Braem &
Olaf Gruss

36
Dendrobium dickasonii      
Size and the structure of the lip differentiates Dendrobium dickasonii from unicum and lamyaiae.
 

Roland Schettler

38
Eria lasiopetala (Willdenow) P. ormerod      
A species wearing many hats. 
 
Rudolf Jenny
44
A New Name for an Old Species          
One of the most com­mon and widespread species of Encyclia in the Bahama Islands has a new name proposed.
 
Ruben P. Sauleda
50
The Orchids of Crete and Their Conservation     
The foundation, Flowers of Crete, fights to save native orchids.
 
Julia Jones and
Rosemary John
58
Endua the Holy Orchid—Bulbophyllum barbigerum
A wonderful story from the 1901 book The Woodlands Orchids.
 
Roland Schettler
62
Orchid Digest Diamond Awards
   
67 
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