Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa

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Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa, are a fascinating and elegant group of orchids from Latin America. This monumental and detailed study of the species and natural hybrids is complemented by fine colour photographs
The book contains descriptions of nearly 150 species, natural hybrids, and varieties, many described for the first time, with historical notes, cultivation notes, habitat details, and information on everything from location of type specimens, pollen mechanisms, distribution and etymology to how to prepare plants for exhibition.
The extensive annotated bibliography and the information on some 305 synonyms and invalid names will prove an invaluable resource for researchers, whilst the 1,400 photographs provide an easy pictorial guide to the identification of these rare and beautiful orchids.

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Page extent 444
Many col. photographs.
306 x 304 mm
Hardback, with dust-jacket.

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