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Published: 16 December 1999

240 Pages | frontispiece , 64 full color, 79 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780198505136

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Genera Orchidacearum

Volume 1: General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae

Volume 1: General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae

Edited by Alec M. Pridgeon, Phillip J. Cribb, Mark W. Chase, and Finn Rasmussen

Genera Orchidacearum

Orchids are among the most popular and widely collected of plant families, with tropical species and hybrids cultivated the world over. This work provides a comprehensive, robust classification of the orchids, with descriptions of individual species and cultivational information. Superbly illustrated with color photographs and line drawings, this series is indispensable for scientists, breeders, and collectors. Volume One includes Cypripedioidea, the slipper orchids, among the most attractive and popular of all orchids.

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