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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.

***8th International Orchid Conservation Congress***

(3-6 Sept 2024; post-congress fieldtrip 8-10 Sept 2024)

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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