Paph site
Join us, enthusiastic Paph. fans

painted by Mr. Ole Paulsen,Denmark
A comrade who loves Paphs !
Join in making Paph's world together.

This site is not valuable for Scientific and/or Botanical purpose. It is to supply and exchange information about Paphiopedilums between Paphiopedilum lovers around the world.

I need your help and cooperation to build up this Home page , Paph's world......................!!!
Please send any information around you, self introduction of yours, activity of your society, orchid show etc. We want to know the report of your show and time schedule of your show that will be held in near future. If you have the information about paphiopedilums in situ, please let me know.

In this site, the English is not always adequate to explain the information and there are some misspellings. Please let me know if you find mistakes. Thank you.

Now, for the time being, I'll show you my , Dr. Tanaka's Paph's world.

Attention: We, this web site and ' Welcome to Orchid Japan', will inform you of orchid shows around the world. Please help by sending any information about local orchid shows to Dr. Tanaka or Webmaster of ' Welcome to Orchid Japan '. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

What's new! 180402

A notice

When you send e mail to Tanaka, please put a title concerning orchids. A have so many junk mail every day and I discard them identifying from the title without checking the contents. If you send e mail to me before and did not get the reply, please send it again. I might throw it away. Thank you.

Japan Grand Prix, International Orchid Festival in Tokyo Dome 2018  180110
Date: 17th Feb.(Sat) ~ 23rd Feb(Fri)



 The new species from Laos described as Paphiopedilum papilio-laoticus (CLICK)  180110
 Santa Barbara International Orchid Show 2015 (CLICK)
 Virus in Slipper Orchids by Bob Wellwnstein (CLICK)  
 International Paphiopedilum Forum 2015 (CLICK)

Paphiopedilums for the beginners (CLICK)


Some thoughts on Paphiopedilums (CLICK)


The wonderful Paphiopedilum world (CLICK)
The rare hybrids in Japan (


Dr. Tanaka's Paphiopedilum World (CLICK)
Family, Paphs, Paphs' Growing area etc.


How to grow and care of Pahiopedilum (CLICK)
Technique for growing paphs. Including information from visitors.


Paphiopedilum Friends around the World(CLICK)


TOPICS Newly described
Paphiopedilums (CLICK)
Phragmipediums ( CLICK )


The Special Program (CLICK)
Visiting to the habitat of Paphiopedilum godefroyae var. leucochilum in Thailand 
Paph. leucochilum breeded in Japan

Paph. tranlienianum album was described.
Many kinds of Topics and Special Programs


Orchid Show around the world
Information of Orchid Show will come soon (CLICK)
Report of Orchid Show( CLICK )
< International and Local Orchid Shows around the world with a focus on Paphiopedilums >



Japan Paphiopedilum Association(JPA) (CLICK)
< the official web site>(CLICK)
The schedule of monthly meeting in 2015




About Washington Treaty, CITES.(CLICK)


RHS information (CLICK)


The useful information for you
The good news including how to grow Paphs., some products for growing etc.(CLICK)


Arts of paphiopedilum (CLICK)


Q & A
The answer room for questions in Paphs from you .
Some are in English now !(CLICK)


New Orchid books (CLICK).


Links (CLICK)


A Bulletin Board English OK (CLICK)


Gardening and Kitchen garden(CLICK) 150602

Reproduction forbidden

Send your views, impressions and questions to my Home page by the e-mail link below. I expect that your ideas will enrich this Home page. Please make use of A Bulletin Board .
I hope we will become good friends because of Paphiopedilums.

The banners for Link

Mail to Dr. Tanaka

I'm looking forward to your visiting my Home page again,
in near future.
Thank you.

Back to ' Welcome to Orchid Japan '