|主辦單位：||Taiwan Orchid Growers Association|
|地點：||Fullon Hotel Lihpao Land|
Orchidaceae is the most widespread and diverse family of the world’s flowering plants. In fact, many commonly seen plants in our daily life are Orchidaceae. Moreover, the existence of Orchidaceae can be traced back to the era of the dinosaur. In an ancient amber fossil, researchers have discovered abee carrying primeval orchid pollen proving that Orchidaceae existed on Earth at least 76 to 80 million years ago. Orchidaceae has survived many natural catastrophes during its long existence.
However, as mankind evolved and lifestyles changed, the habitat of many wild animals and plants has been destroyed, endangering numerous animals and plants, including Orchidaceae. Today, except for mutant orchids or some artificially protection of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). This Convention has been internationally agreed in an attempt to balance the requirements of modem civilization of the world’s ecosystem