Abstract. Delforge, P.- Section Orchids of Europe - Report of activities 2008-2009 [Natural. belges 91 (Orchid. 23) (2010): 1-14]. The winter program comprised illustrated talks on a wide variety of topics: distribution, systematics, identification, hybrids, ecology, protection, as well as discussions on techniques and other aspects of orchid study. Summer field trips and significant observations are reported.


Key-Words: Orchidaceae; flora of Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Syria, Turkey; biogeography, taxonomy.