A plant that grows on the ground, like most plants do.Grows on or in the ground.
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
20th World Orchid Conference Singapore 2011
9 December 2011
The 20th World Orchid Conference was held in Singapore.
This event runs once every three years and is hosted by a different city each time.
The next host is Johannesburg, South Africa.
New Zealand was represented at the World Orchid Conference by the Orchid Council of New Zealand (OCNZ).
The display won first for Society and Amateur Displays up to 20m² and a silver medal.
Well done to Thomas Brown and team.
OCNZ (Orchid Council of New Zealand) Display.
Grand Champion Display
The grand champion display was from Thailand, Chaiwathana Orchid Garden Co., Ltd.
Chaiwathana Orchid Garden Co., Ltd. Display.
Reserve Champion Display
The Orchid Society of Papua New Guinea Inc. display was the reserve champion.
Orchid Society of Papua New Guinea Inc. Display.
This interesting display from Columbia uses glass vials to showcase miniature orchids.
The tiny orchids would have been easily overlooked otherwise.
One of the glass vials.
Vendors were well stock with plants to sell ... pity I couldn't bring any home.
Woon Leng Nursery stand.
Next - Grand Champion