Renowned orchid grower, world traveler and internationally-known speaker Bill Thoms will present a talk on Bulbophyllums, the largest genus in the orchid world, at the Baton Rouge Orchid Society’s meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

Thoms and his wife, Doris Dukes, have been growing orchids in Central Florida for more than 40 years and have received almost every award granted by the American Orchid Society.