Asia Regional Group

OSG Asia

The Asia branch of the Orchid Specialist Group is a network of individuals and organisations based in (or with an interest in) one of the countries or territories of the region (Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, People’s Republic of China, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam) who actively dedicate their time and technical expertise towards improved understanding of Asia’s native orchids and the practical means by which their conservation status may be ameliorated.


Focal point: Prof Yi-bo Luo, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science.

Associates: Dr Gunter Fischer and Dr Stephan Gale, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation


  • Dendrobium albosanguineum Lindl. & Paxton

    Dendrobium albosanguineum Lindl. & Paxton

    Photo: ©Stephan Gale