The Country Life Book of Orchids

The Country Life Book of Orchids

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This book surveys most aspects of orchids, including their fascinating life history, the range of floral form found among the 18,000 species, their cultivation and place in folklore and even their unique promiscuity, generating thousands of hybrids. The colour plates by Mary Grierson, former Official Botanical Artist at Kew, are complemented by line drawings, photographs, diagrams and charts. An important feature is the listing of orchid genera, with their size and geographical distribution, classified according to a new hierarchy.

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Author HUNT, P.Francis & GRIERSON, Mary
Publisher Country Life books
ISBN Number 0 600 36752 5
Year of Publication 1978
No. of Pages 128
Type of Binding Hardcover with slipcase
Condition Good with sun discoloured slipcase
Weight in kg 2.5
Height in mm 380
Width in mm 300
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