Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar

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Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Royal Botanic Gardens: Kew Publishing Pages: 456 ISBN: 9781842461587 Categories: , ,

Madagascar is a world hot-spot for orchids. The largest family of flowering plants on the island, almost 1000 species make up some 10% of Madagascar’s flora; 90% of them are endemic. They occur in almost every habitat, from coastal and montane forests to cold mountain tops and dry spiny forest. This field guide, the first of its kind for Madagascan orchids, will enable you to identify these showy and often spectacular plant.

Describes all Madagascan orchid species
Provides keys to the genera and species of orchids, illustrates over 400 species in colour.
Invaluable identification tool for local guides and rangers, conservationists, scientists, hobbyists and tourists.

Weight1.1 kg