Asociación Mexicana de Orquideología A.C.
To become a member of the Asociación Mexicana
de Orquideología AC (AMO) You do not need to be an expert in
orchids, just to like and have interest in learning a little
more about their biology, taxonomy, ecology and
conservation. To enroll only required to have interest in
working together to address the key objectives of our
association and pay an annual fee.
The objectives of the AMO are:
a) To promote and disseminate knowledge of
b) Promote and disseminate methods of
propagation and protection of orchids.
c) Conduct campaigns to prevent the
extinction of orchids and especially Mexican wildlife.
d) Coordinate and distribute information
on methods of cultivation and breeding of orchids.
e) To organize conferences, exhibitions
and visits to disseminate knowledge and study of orchids.
Benefits of being a member of the AMO
The idea of being part of a partnership born of the need
to act together to achieve goals that go beyond the personal
level and transcend the mutual benefit of the members and to
the knowledge and conservation of orchids in our country.
Inside you'll LOVE collaborate in various activities and can
live with some of the most experienced orchid growers and
scientists that are in Mexico. You will have the opportunity
to exchange experiences orally, and find options to buy and
exchange plants, especially the clones of selected and
awarded by our association.
There are several sections in different parts of the
country, and therefore can know the species and hybrids that
are more conducive to grow in every region of Mexico. In
Mexico City, the members meet on the first Wednesday of each
month in the auditorium of the Botanical Garden of the UNAM.
At these meetings live plants that are carried by the
partners, and on them their taxonomic status, place of
origin and their needs and recommendations are presented
crop reports. So, month after month you acquire knowledge
for the proper cultivation of different varieties of
orchids, as well as some aspects of their biology. In
addition, at each monthly meeting, conference by an expert
on a related topic is taught are orchids.
Added to this, partners of the AMO are given a bimonthly
newsletter in color, with photos and articles of orchids,
both Mexican and foreign. In addition, the payment of your
registration you will flatters an annual calendar with 12
photos of Mexican orchids. The calendar photos are selected
through an open to members of the AMO contest, and each
photo is selected photographer receives an economic
stimulus, plus it will respect all photo credits.
The AMO sells some products, primarily crop of books and
knowledge about orchids, members can get discounts on
products and services offered by the AMO. In addition, the
AMO organizes several trips to orchid nurseries in the
country, and as a partner can get a discounted rate.
Sometimes we also organize trips abroad to attend
As a member of the AMO you have the opportunity and
responsibility to bring plants to our exhibitions of
orchids. Facilities within exposure are judged by the body
of judges of the AMO and receive badges, ribbons or rosettes
for excellence in the quality of your flowers or
cultivation. The best plants that occur in the monthly
meetings or exhibitions can receive a medal of high quality.
All these awards only to plants of the active members of the
AMO are awarded.
Active Member, $ 600.00
Chapter Member, $ 600.00
(Grouped in Section recognized AMO - $ 250 is deposited in the
account of the National Board and $ 250 remain on the board of
Students with ID, $ 250.00
within the republic credential, $ 300.00 - $ 250 is
deposited in the account of the National Board and $ 50
remain on the board of the section)
Cash - Cash
- Live effective with our Treasurer René Fernández
Román, during monthly meetings in Mexico City.
Bank Deposit - Alternatively, a direct deposit
may be made in the association account at any BANORTE branch
The account number is: 675004676 , (clabe
Account holder’s name: Asoc. Mexicana de Orquideología, A.C.
Note:Please help us verify your membership by sending
a copy of your bank deposit slip to the Rene
Fernandez Roman treasurer by E-Mail
Please send the next information:
Amount in Pesos
Full address with Postal Code (Zip Code) (So we can
send you the Bulletin) y -