Contributors



Numerous botanical authorities have contributed to the content of The Cape Orchids or assisted in the review and editorial process of the manuscript:

  • Fay Anderson—Kenilworth, Cape Town (watercolour illustrations).
  • Herbert Stärker—Vienna (orchid photography; field observations; general support).
  • Dr E.G.H. (Ted) Oliver—Stellenbosch (botanical collaboration; taxonomy; synoptic descriptions; etymologies).
  • Greig Russell—Kommetjie, Cape Town (botanical collaboration; taxonomy; Epidendroid orchids).


  • Professor Dirk Bellstedt—Department of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University (molecular phylogeny of the Diseae; editorial assistance),
  • Peter Bosman—Noordhoek, Cape Town (layout and design).
  • Dr Benny Bytebier—School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg (molecular phylogeny of the Diseae; editorial assistance).
  • Eleanor-Mary Cadell—Acorn Books, Johannesburg (editor).
  • Hilary Cochrane—Bolus Herbarium Library, University of Cape Town (biographies of Harry Bolus and Louisa Bolus).
  • Patrick Cullinan—Newlands, Cape Town (14 biographical sketches).
  • Professor Trevor Edwards—La Trobe University, Melbourne (orchid morphology; cultivation and artificial hybridisation; ethnobotany).
  • Bongikaja (Bongi) Gobile—Positive Imaging, Cape Town (scanning of colour transparencies).
  • Nick Helme—Scarborough, Cape Town (botanical consultation; editorial assistance; field observations).
  • Jim Holmes—Stellenbosch (cultivation of Cape orchids; field observations).
  • Dr Hubert Kurzweil—Singapore Botanic Gardens (orchid morphology).
  • Dr John Manning— Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Kirstenbosch (botanical consultation; Habenaria; Disperis).
  • Thomas Mihal—Positive Imaging, Cape Town (scanning, digitising and imaging).
  • Tessa Oliver—Noordhoek, Cape Town (editorial, technical and field assistance).
  • Dr Anton Pauw—Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University (botanical collaboration; Coryciinae; pollination by oil-collecting bees).
  • Dr Craig Peter—Department of Botany, Rhodes University, Grahamstown (botanical collaboration, Eulophia; Acrolophia).
  • John Pether—Kommetjie, Cape Town (geology; fossil plants and past climates).
  • Domitilla Raimondo—SANBI, Pretoria (conservation status of orchids in South Africa).
  • Dr John Rourke—Compton Herbarium, SANBI, Kirstenbosch (botanical consultation; etymologies; history of botanical exploration; editorial assistance).
  • Dr Kim Steiner—Garcia and Associates, San Francisco (Disperis; Coryciinae).
  • Terry Trinder-Smith—Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town (botanical consultation; herbarium and library support).
  • Leonie Twentyman-Jones—Knysna (Index).
  • Dr Timotheüs (Timo) van der Niet—School of Life Sciences, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg (botanical collaboration; Satyrium).
  • Jan Vlok—Oudtshoorn (botanical and field collaboration; habitats and natural history of Cape orchids).
Website:
  • Martin Cocks, International Ocean Institute, University of the Western Cape. mcocks@uwc.ac.za