Companion Plant Books

Companion Plant Books

Books about the other plants that orchid growers often grow.


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Product no.: OB21003

SMITH, Lyman B. and DOWNS, Robert Jack

A monograph on Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae). Detailed descriptions of 731 species and numerous varieties in 13 genera.

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$92.50
Delivery weight: 1.37 kg

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Product no.: OB21004

SMITH, Lyman B. and DOWNS, Robert Jack

A monograph on Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae). Detailed descriptions of 810 species and numerous varieties in 5 genera.

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$112.50
Delivery weight: 1.73 kg

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Product no.: OB21005

SMITH, Lyman B. and DOWNS, Robert Jack

A monograph on Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae). Detailed descriptions of 562 species and numerous varieties in 27 genera.

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$132.50
Delivery weight: 1.35 kg

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Product no.: OB21009

CLARKE, Charles

The rainforests of this region are home to some remarkable plants.  Pitcher Plants would have to be one of the more unusual of the plant kingdom in this region.  More than 50 colour photographs with 25 species are listed in detail.

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$12.50
Delivery weight: 0.18 kg

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Product no.: OB21010

CLARKE, Charles

The rainforests of this region are home to some remarkable plants.  Pitcher Plants would have to be one of the more unusual of the plant kingdom in this region.  More than 50 colour photographs detailing some 16 species.

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$12.50
Delivery weight: 0.16 kg

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Product no.: OB21012

CLARKE, Charles Chapters cover topics relating to the structure of the pitcher plants, their ecology, how they catch prey, animals that live in pitcher plants and other interactions between them and animals. A large chapter describes the Nepenthes species of Borneo; the natural hybrids are discussed and in conclusion there is a chapter on the future of Nepenthes in Borneo. This is a very interesting book about a fascinating type of plant. Numerous colour photographs illustrate the various species.

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$60.00
Delivery weight: 1.06 kg

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Product no.: OB21013

CLARKE, Charles Chapters cover topics relating to the structure of the pitcher plans, their ecology, how they catch prey, animals that live in pitcher plants and other interactions between them and animals. A large chapter describes the Nepenthes species of Sumatra.

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$125.00
Delivery weight: 1.4 kg

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Product no.: OB21007

CLARKE, Charles and LEE, Ch'ien

Details all 25 species and 2 natural hybrids, native to Sarawak.  A very large introductory section explains the characteristics of these unusual plants - also includes a chapter on how prey is captured and digested.

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$12.50
Delivery weight: 0.14 kg

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Product no.: OB21023

DANSER, B. H.

The long-awaited reprint of B.H. Danser’s seminal treatment of the Malesian Nepenthaceae is here!

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$65.00
Delivery weight: 0.95 kg

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Product no.: OB21011

LARSEN, K.; IBRAHIM, H.; KHAW, S.H. and SAW, L.G.

The gingers are an important part of the tropical flora, are appreciated and used worldwide, whether as ornamentals, spices or in medicinal preparations.  Topics include plant structure, pollination and seed dispersal.  More than 115 colour photographs and several colour drawings.  175 species, subspecies and varieties are listed.

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$27.00
Delivery weight: 0.38 kg

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Product no.: OB21021

POULSEN, Axel Dalberg

64 selected species are described briefly in this handy pocket guide.

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$17.50
Delivery weight: 0.17 kg

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Product no.: OB21006

de VOSJOLI, Philippe

There are more than 2000 plants that qualify as pachyforms or "fat plants". Pachyforms is illustrated with over 350 colour photographs and packed with practical advice, including cultivation notes on 135 species.

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$65.00
Delivery weight: 1 kg
Product no.: OB21014

KAMEMOTO, Haruyuki & KUEHNLE, Adelheid R.

Summarizes more than 40 years of research work with breeding systems, plant genetics, and the development of improved varieties.  Hundreds of colour photographs illustrate species, hybrids and cultivars.

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$80.00
Delivery weight: 0.81 kg

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Product no.: OB50811

DUNK, Gillian Contains a wealth of practical information on how to propagate and successfully grow ferns in the house, greenhouse or garden.Describes over 200 species that are most readily available throughout the world through nurseries and specialised growers.

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$10.00
Delivery weight: 0.42 kg

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Product no.: OB50812

BEST, Ray Describes many of the most easily grown ferns that are available to Australian gardeners,

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$10.00
Delivery weight: 0.28 kg

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Product no.: OB21031

CAVE, Yvonne

Descriptions and cultivation information for 60 genera and hundred of species of these water-storing plants.

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$40.00
Delivery weight: 0.65 kg

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Product no.: OB521015

KOOPOWITZ, Harold

Clivias are easy to grow and can tolerate considerable abuse.  This is the first book covering the genus, with sections of discovery, cultivation, hybridisation and propagation.  Beautifully illustrated with 118 colour photographs.

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$45.00
Delivery weight: 0.99 kg

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Product no.: OB521040S

McPHERSON, Stewart

Pitcher plants include the largest and most spectacular of all carnivorous plants. 

Set of 2 books.

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$180.00

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Product no.: OB521011

LARSEN, K.; IBRAHIM, H.; KHAW, S.H. and SAW, L.G.

The gingers are an important part of the tropical flora, are appreciated and used worldwide, whether as ornamentals, spices or in medicinal preparations.  Topics include plant structure, pollination and seed dispersal.  More than 115 colour photographs and several colour drawings.  175 species, subspecies and varieties are listed.

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From $20.00
Delivery weight: 0.38 kg

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Product no.: OB12057

KREUTZ, C.A.J.

Illustrates the broomrapes, often classed as the most interesting plants in the world.  Covers all central and northern Europe species; aids in identification, many drawings.

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$100.00
Delivery weight: 0.91 kg

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