Mindo Lindo Orchid

An orchid for environmental protection....

 

Mindo Lindo orchid hybrid (photo Karla Lieberg)

On April 21st, 2017, Dr. Matthias Reinschmidt, director of the Karlsruhe Zoological Garden, named a new orchid hybrid of the genus Brassia as "Mindo Lindo". Registered in the world list of the Royal Horticultural Society in London, this name honours the work done in Mindo Lindo for the conservation of endangered species, the environment and fight against climate change.