Flora's Orchids (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
368
Utgivningsdatum
2005-09-01
Förlag
Timber Press
Medarbetare
Croix, Isobyl La
Illustrationer
1368 color photos
Dimensioner
315 x 243 x 42 mm
Vikt
2640 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780881927214
Flora's Orchids (inbunden)

Flora's Orchids

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Inbunden Engelska, 2005-09-01

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From the producers of the bestselling "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids" (Timber Press, 1992) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts. More than 1500 orchids are described in full detail, with over 1500 stunning photographs showing plants in their native habitats wherever possible. Listed alphabetically by botanical name, each individual genus entry includes information on natural distribution, characteristics, cultivation, and propagation. The introduction includes step-by-step photographs of gardening techniques such as propagation, repotting, and transplanting. Also included are chapters on orchid history and taxonomy, pests and diseases, preparing orchids for exhibition, and conserving orchids in the wild. Reference tables show gardeners climate and cultivation information at a glance. The comprehensive glossary and index makes the wealth of information contained in "Flora's Orchids" easily accessible to anyone.
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Ned Nash is currently the director of education and conservation at the American Orchid Society and is an AOS-Accredited Judge. Isobyl La Croix studied Botany at Edinburgh University and is now editor of The Orchid Review. She now lives with her family in northwest Scotland.