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Synopsis:

This handsome reference, now available in paperback, is sure to delight gardeners with a casual interest in orchids as well as the committed enthusiast and professional. Encompassing a wide spectrum of orchid genera, over 1,100 species and hybrids commonly in cultivation are detailed. With an authoritative but accessible text written by acknowledged experts of international renown, the book features all the pertinent topics which guide the reader to an understanding of these wonderful flowers: orchid habitats, distribution, classification, hybrids, pollination, cultivation, and conservation. The alphabetical Orchids A-Z section includes descriptions, taxonomy, currently accepted names and synonyms, geographic distribution, notes on culture, and hundreds of color photographs of the best-known species in cultivation.

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Our best single book on orchids is a perennial best-seller and an outstanding value at the price. Edited by an eminent orchidist, it is aimed at a broad audience, from the flower lover with a casual interest in orchids to the committed enthusiast and professional. It fully describes and beautifully illustrates more than 1100 species and hybrids commonly in cultivation.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 294) and index.

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Andry Harmony, September 6, 2008 (view all comments by Andry Harmony)
Although this book is not the most complete for describing the orchid species, this book is covered most of orchid in cultivation. You can count on this book to identify most common orchid species in the market.
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ISBN:
9780881922677
Editor:
Pridgeon, Alec
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Editor:
Pridgeon, Alec
Location:
Portland, Or. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Flowers - Orchids
Subject:
Orchid culture
Subject:
Orchids
Subject:
Orchids -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Orchid culture -- Encyclopedias.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
November 1992
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
12.54x9.56x1.10 in. 4.06 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This handsome reference, now available in paperback, is sure to delight gardeners with a casual interest in orchids as well as the committed enthusiast and professional. Encompassing a wide spectrum of orchid genera, over 1,100 species and hybrids commonly in cultivation are detailed. With an authoritative but accessible text written by acknowledged experts of international renown, the book features all the pertinent topics which guide the reader to an understanding of these wonderful flowers: orchid habitats, distribution, classification, hybrids, pollination, cultivation, and conservation. The alphabetical Orchids A-Z section includes descriptions, taxonomy, currently accepted names and synonyms, geographic distribution, notes on culture, and hundreds of color photographs of the best-known species in cultivation.
"Synopsis" by , Our best single book on orchids is a perennial best-seller and an outstanding value at the price. Edited by an eminent orchidist, it is aimed at a broad audience, from the flower lover with a casual interest in orchids to the committed enthusiast and professional. It fully describes and beautifully illustrates more than 1100 species and hybrids commonly in cultivation.
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