This giant nursery outside Antananarivo is
mainly about Madagascar orchids and caudiciforms. Several shadow- and
greenhouses houses a great collection of very interesting plants. All the buildings are brand new, and
the plants are very well looked after. Beside from all the small seedlings
(i.e. 20,000 Pachypodium of various species), there are some huge
mother plants. I visited in 2006.
I could spend days, trying to get
photo of each genera.
shadowhouse are mainly orchids. From own tissue lab comes
80 species of
Madagascar orchids in flask.
In the back there is
a group on still unknown species.
Outside are a bed with the real