Orchids of Madagascar 2nd ed

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Orchids of Madagascar 2nd ed Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Royal Botanic Gardens: Kew Publishing Pages: 381 ISBN: 9781842461334 Categories: , ,

This new edition of the now classic Orchids of Madagascar is an essential tool for better understanding of the rich orchid flora
of this extraordinary island. The number of colour photographs has been greatly increased to include over 250 orchids, and line drawings of new species are added in the appendix, while the bibliography has been refined to include the most essential references, with new entries accompanied by concise annotations. The checklist has been updated and the species diagnostic notes have extended. This is still the one essential book for botanist, orchid enthusiast, ecologist, environmentalist and field worker who need to have the complete picture on Madagascar’s orchid flora.

Weight1.56 kg

Author Biography

Johan and Clare Hermans are Honorary Research Associates at Kew Gardens. They are keen orchid growers and have visited Madagascar many times. Johan is a professional paper conservator working for the Museum of London and Clare is a general practitioner with a practice in North London. Both are members of the Orchid Committee of the RHS. Johan and Clare Hermans are Honorary Research Associates at Kew Gardens. They are keen orchid growers and have visited Madagascar many times. Johan is a professional paper conservator working for the Museum of London and Clare is a general practitioner with a practice in North London. Both are members of the Orchid Committee of the RHS. David Du Puy has worked at Kew Gardens for 15 years and is a taxonomist with broad interests in the Madagascan flora. He lived in Madagascar for several years and has travelled widely in the island, with involvement in setting up a conservation project on orchids with the Parc Tsimbazaza, Antananarivo.