Monthly Meeting - Wednesday, March 7

Wed, Mar 7th
San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio

Our speaker at the March meeting will be Francisco Miranda.  His topic is "The Genus Cattleya in Brazil - Part 2." 

Francisco  was born in Rio de Janeiro on February 6, 1956. He got his degree in biology and began his taxonomic studies in the orchid family in 1981.  He  completed his master’s degree on “Section Cattleyodes of the genus Laelia.”  Since then, his main interest has been in Brazilian laelias and cattleyas.  He is the author of several papers and two books. 

Since 2000, Francisco has lived in Haines City, Florida, where he operates Miranda Orchids, an orchid nursery specializing in Brazilian species and the Cattleya Alliance.  He also guides trips to Brazil and frequently visits Brazilian habitats to find new and/or interesting orchid species.  

Francisco will bring plants to sell. 

When:  Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Where:  San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels (at Funston) in San Antonio