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Species Survival Commission, IUCN

The IUCN SSC Orchid Specialist Group is a global network of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to build a scientific and practical foundation for the conservation of orchids (Orchidaceae).

Welcome to the web pages of the IUCN SSC Orchid Specialist Group, the leading international network for orchid conservation.

Orchid Specialist Group Co-Chair: Mike Fay

Orchid Specialist Group Co-Chair: Amy Hinsley

Red List Authority Coordinator: Hassan Rankou

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Image: Angraecum coutrixii (Madagascar) grows on granite outcrops in a protected area, but is endangered due to threats including fire, invasive species and illegal collection. ©Landy Rajaovelona.

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