Illustrates and gives information on 401 species in 94 genera each with a colour photo of the flower. There is a map showing the distribution of the species. There are easy to read pictograms that show what the plant looks like and how it should be cultivated. With one glance the reader can discover the plant's growth habit, the monthly rainfall in the area where the species occurs, the flowering period, the temperature and amount of sunshine preferred by the species, and the growing media. Produced by the Orchid Society of South East Asia to coincide with the 17th World Orchid Conference in Malaysia in 2002.