The New Hampshire
Orchid Society

Links of Interest


Local Orchid Societies
  American Orchid Society The American Orchid Society's mission is to promote and support the passion for orchids through education, conservation, and research.
 
  Amherst Orchid Society Meetings are usually held on the third Sunday of each month in Amherst, MA (except August and September)
 
  Cape & Islands Orchid Society (CAIOS) Meetings are usually held the second Sunday of each month in Falmouth, MA
 
  Connecticut Orchid Society (COS) Usually meets the second Monday of each month in Cheshire, CT (except July and August)
 
  Eastern Maine Orchid Society (EMOS)
Meetings area usually held the second Saturday of the month in the Bangor/Ellsworth Maine area (except July and August)
 
  Maine Orchid Society
Meetings are usually held the second Monday of each month in Gorham, ME
 
  Massachusetts Orchid Society Meetings are usually held the second Tuesday of each month in Winchester, MA
 
  North Shore Orchid Society (NSOS) Meetings are usually held the second Thursday of each month in Swampscott, MA
 
  Nutmeg State Orchid Society (NSOS) Usually meets the first Monday of every month in Unionville, CT
 
 
  Ocean State Orchid Society (OSOS) Usually meets the second Saturday of each month in North Kingstown, RI
 
  Rhode Island Orchid Society (RIOS)
Meetings are usually held the last Saturday of each month in Providence, RI
 
  Twin States Orchid Society (TSOS)
Meetings are usually held the second Thursday of each month in Norwich, VT
 

New Hampshire Orchid Vendors
  Crozer & Crozer Orchids Located in New London, NH
 
 
 
  Kelley's Korner Orchid Supplies Located in Milford, NH
 
 
 




Orchid Terms You Should Know
  Back Bulb An old pseudobulb behind the part of a sympodial orchid that is actively growing. Although there may be no leaves the presence of undamaged "eyes" is a sign that growth is possible.
  
  Bifoliate A plant whose single growth bears two leaves, usually atop a pseudo-bulb.
 
  Pseudobulb A thickened portion of the stem, resembling a bulb, of many orchids, and some bromeliads. The pseudobulb functions as a water and food storage device.
 
  Mericlone A plant derived from tissue culture that is theoretically identical to its parent.
 
  Meristem The actively growing tissue emenating from the ventral growth point of a plant. Meristematic tissue is used for artificial cloning - the production of Mericlones (see above).
 


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