August 4 SAOS Meeting. Francisco Miranda is a world renowned Brazilian taxonomist that will be talking to us about Brazilian Catasetum species. Their distribution and habitats will be discussed, many from the Amazon, to help us understand where and why the plants live where they do.
He will also discuss flower dimorphism, a
very interesting feature of the genus, showing both male and female flowers. You can preorder from Francisco's website and get a 10% discount, he'll deliver to you at the meeting. Curbside pick-up offered for those not comfortable attending the meeting.
We will probably be having a virtual show table in August, so send in pictures of your blooming orchids by August 1st to be included.
When: Tuesday, August 4, 6:30 pm
Where: Memorial Lutheran Church
Enter Hall from Back Parking Lot
3375 US 1 South
July 21: Courtney in Cyberspace. Courtney will Zoom into Cyberspace to weave his orchid stories on July 21st at 7 pm. We'll include pics sent in by the July 5 deadline All members will be sent an invitation link to the Zoom presentation.
August Virtual Show Table. If you want to share images of your beauties in bloom, send high res pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org in by August 1st. We'll include the pics in the August newsletter and Courtney's Virtual Show Table in August.