Pictures and Orchid Databases
Download slides and petal analyses by Hans R. Reinhard for free
The platform e-manuscripta.ch contains more than 1800 plant and petal analyses with herbarium orchids, attached to paper or glass slide mounts.
E-Pics Animals, Plants and Biotopes
The catalogue E-Pics Animals, Plants and Biotopes contains more than 23000 photographs of European orchids.
BibliOrchidea is with over 150’000 entries the largest orchid literature database worldwide.
Swiss Orchid Foundation
The Swiss Orchid Foundation is working on a world orchid iconography (http://orchid.unibas.ch) and has slides, drawings and herbarium specimens from over 13’000 different orchid species, that you can find here: https://orchid.unibas.ch/iconography.search.php
The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia
Over 24 000 orchid species in 865 genera
Rik Neirynck’s site containing +180 orchid book reviews
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species.
List of National Cites Authorities