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Orchids and Epiphytes


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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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100 Orchids for the American Gardener (Smith & Hawken)
100 Orchids for the American Gardener (Smith & Hawken)
by Elvin Mcd Mcdonald
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Elvin McDonald is not only a garden writer and editor, but also one of the foremost horticultural authorities in America. He has authored more than 50 books, served as editorial consultant on Smith and Hawken's Outdoor Garden Book and was editor-in-chief... (read more)

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Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera
Vandas and Ascocendas and Their Combinations with Other Genera
by David L. Grove
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This guide by a vanda expert includes information on the species origins of Vanda hybrids and all the intergeneric hybrids, particularly those that form the manmade orchid genus Ascocenda.  Fully one-third of the book is devoted to detailed... (read more)

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Slipper Orchids of Vietnam (Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Monograph)
Slipper Orchids of Vietnam (Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Monograph)
by Leonid Averyanov
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Following an overview of Vietnam's geology, climate zones, vegetation, and slipper orchid genera, international botanists present the first detailed description of the country's 22 lovely but highly endangered species and natural hybrids. Entries... (read more)

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The Orchid in Lore and Legend
The Orchid in Lore and Legend
by Luigi Berliocchi
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Luigi Berliocchi (1953-1999) was a lecturer in garden history at the University of Reggio Calabria. He also wrote the text for Vanished Gardens of Rome as well as a study of the origin and history of Mediterranean plants and their presence in art.... (read more)

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A History of the Orchid
A History of the Orchid
by Merle A. Reinikka
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An engaging account of humanity's growing fascination with orchids from ancient times onward, together with a biographical gallery of 50 great scientists, naturalists, and explorers who contributed to our knowledge of orchids. The nomenclature and... (read more)

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Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society)
Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society)
by Joyce Stewart
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A manual documenting virtually all orchid species, grexes, and cultivars in cultivation. Each genus is furnished with precise botanical accounts, with guidelines for care, and including a number of original line drawings. An introductory essay... (read more)

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Hardy Cypripedium: Species, Hybrids and Cultivation
Hardy Cypripedium: Species, Hybrids and Cultivation
by Werner Frosch
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With a name that references Aphrodite and colors that range from muted to majestic, it is easy to see why the Cypripedium, commonly known as the slipper orchid, is one of the most loved orchids. Now readers can learn what it takes to fully appreciate and... (read more)

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Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants
Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants
by William Cullina
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WILLIAM CULLINA, for many years the propagator at the New England Wild Flower Society, is the author of four major Houghton Mifflin gardening books. He is currently plant and arden curator at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, where he is developing a... (read more)

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Orchids for the South
Orchids for the South
by Jack Kramer
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Flamboyant and fantastic, orchids are the world's most highly prized plants--yet home growers think they're difficult to grow. Orchids don't have to be a challenge: the secret is to find plants that share similar growing conditions. With more than 100... (read more)

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Orchid Growing Basics
Orchid Growing Basics
by Gustav Schoser
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Originally published in German (1991, Falken-Verlag GmbH). Guides the novice orchid grower, but emphatically steers those with no plant growing experience at all to other, more easily grown plants. Clearly designed and nicely illustrated with color... (read more)

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100 Orchids for Florida
100 Orchids for Florida
by Jack Kramer
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Here are 100 beautiful orchids that you can grow in Florida. These orchids were chosen for their beauty, ease of cultivation, and suitability to Florida's climate. Whether you are an old hand at growing orchids or are a beginner anxious to try it, you... (read more)

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Orchid Growing
Orchid Growing
by Peter Mckenzi Black
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Features varieties from all over the globe, chosen for hardiness and diversity, along with close-up photos and descriptions. “A step-by-step guide that places 94 species of Orchidicae within the reach of home gardeners. Black considers cultivation... (read more)

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Growing Windowsill Orchids
Growing Windowsill Orchids
by Philip Seaton
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From the elegant, warmth-loving moth orchid to the perennially popular slipper orchid, Growing Windowsill Orchids tells indoor gardeners everything they need to know in order to grow these exquisite flowering plants at home. With more than thirty years... (read more)

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Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties
Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties
by David P Banks
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"Banks' wealth of practical advice should help and encourage gardeners to grow these delicate flowers." —George Cohen, Booklist, February 1, 2005... (read more)

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The Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids (Gardener's Guide Series)
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids (Gardener's Guide Series)
by Wilma Rittershausen
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A couple of English orchid specialists offer an introduction to growing orchids in the home and greenhouse. Covers general care, indoor cultivation, growing media and repotting, pests and diseases, propagation, exhibition, and an A-to-Z of popular... (read more)

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Orchid Species Culture: Pescatorea to Pleione
Orchid Species Culture: Pescatorea to Pleione
by Margaret L. Baker
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Replicating the climate of an orchid's native habitat is a key to the successful culture of a species and its hybrids. This ingenious book provides monthly rainfall and temperature data for the varied habitats of more than 1200 species of Dendrobium... (read more)

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Orchids of Indiana (Wildflowers)
Orchids of Indiana (Wildflowers)
by Michael A. Homoya
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All 43 of the orchids now growing in Indiana are represented in this handsome volume of detailed descriptions, range maps, and color photographs, appealing to naturalists and orchid lovers everywhere.... (read more)

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The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation
The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation
by Isobyl La Croix
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"This is a gorgeous picture-laden respite from winter, perfect to read by the fire." Hartford... (read more)

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Orchids for the South
Orchids for the South
by Jack Kramer
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Flamboyant and fantastic, orchids are the world's most highly prized plants yet home growers think they're difficult to grow. Orchids don't have to be a challenge; the secret is to find plants that share similar growing conditions. In Orchids for the... (read more)

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