NATIVE ORCHID OF SRI LANKA

With the intention of raising awareness of people and their involvement in conservation the poster, ‘Native Orchids of Sri Lanka’ was published by SLNG, TNC and Ceylon Orchid Circle with financial sponsorship of MAGA Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. This poster is distributed among schools and universities free of charge.

189 species of orchids are reported from Sri Lanka, out of which 55 species are Endemic to the country. These species are categorized into 3 categories; Epiphytic orchids, Terrestrial orchids and Saprophytic orchids. The highest number of orchid species is reported from the low country and upcountry Wet Zone. 116 species of the recorded orchid species in Sri Lanka stand the risk of Extinction due to threats faced by their habitats.
MAGA Engineering (Pvt) Ltd
MAGA Engineering (Pvt) Ltd
Sponsor
Sri Lanka Nature Group
Sri Lanka Nature Group
Partner
True Nature Conservation
True Nature Conservation
Partner
Ceylon Orchid Cycle
Ceylon Orchid Cycle
Partner

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