10 years of research has gone into gathering the information for this book. More than 900 colour photographs are used to illustrate the 302 native orchids found in the Himalayan area of Nepal. Most photographs depict the orchids in their natural habitat.
It also provides information on distribution, phenology, ecology, conservation status and threats that may endanger them.
An important tool for the botanist, the researcher and the Himalayan orchid lover.
The author has been rewarded for his contribution in species conservation by being announced the winner of the Abraham Conservation Award 2010. The award is to be presented on September 23rd 2010 by the head of the state of Government of Nepal.
Well done Bhakta !