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June 2011 ORCHIDS, The Bulletin of the American Orchid Society
June 2011 Cover

A male booted racket-tail (Ochreatus underwoodii) visiting Odontoglossum sanguineum in a montane forest, Tandayapa Valley, Ecuador. This is the race of the booted racket-tail (melanantherus) that occurs only on the western slopes of the Andes. Photograph: Michael and Patricia Fogdon. See story page 338.



FEATURES
Title Author Page
Exploring a Fascinating World Ron McHatton 338
Survival Shapes the Flower Martin Motes 350
Pollination in Lepanthes Mario Blanco and Sebastián Vieira 356
Coryanthes macrocorys Illustrates a Plant–Ant Symbiosis Rudolf Jenny 358
Up Close and Personal Melania Fernández, Adam P. Karremans and Franco Pupulin 362
Flower Fly (Syrphidae) Pollination and Mechanical Self-Pollination (Autogamy) in Phragmipedium Species (Cypripedioideae) Robert Pemberton 364
Green, Green, Indeed, They Say Janet Vinyard 368
 
DEPARTMENTS
Topic Author Title Page
Tom’s Monthly Checklist Thomas Mirenda June: The Month of Fluency 330
Orchid of the Month Thomas Mirenda Lepanthes 332
Collector’s Item Cynthia Hill Cochlioda noezliana 334
Parting Shot Suzanne Sawyer Darwin’s Orchid and Morgan’s Sphinx Moth 384
IN EVERY ISSUE
Title Page
AOS MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 322
WWW.AOS.ORG 322
AOS DIRECTORY OF SERVICES 322
AOS VOLUNTEERS 324
LETTERS 325
PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE 326
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 328
CALENDAR 376
CONTRIBUTIONS 378
ORCHID MARKETPLACE 379
ORCHIDS CLASSIFIEDS 383
ADVERTISING INDEX 383
SIDEBARS
Title Page
Meet the Winner: Janet Vinyard, Janet Vinyard 372
It’s Time to Enter the 2011 Essay Contest 374
Artwork Magic 383