An Enthusiasm for Orchids: Sex and Deception in Plant Evolution

  • Author: John Alcock
  • Date Pub: 2006
  • Stock: Out of print
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302pp, colour photos. The evolutionary story as told through the orchid family, mainly with reference to Australian native orchids. Shows how orchids have adapted in intricate and varied ways, developing resourceful tricks for reproduction; through an entertaining field trip diary and personal comment, touches on many aspects of plant biology, biodiversity, taxonomy and conservation. A good read. Hardback.

ISBN 019518274X

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