The New Encyclopedia of Orchids


1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Varied and interesting, these beautiful plants are illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that will appeal to any orchid-lover. Isobyl la Croix is a scientist, plant hunter, and horticulturalist; her passion for orchids informs the plant selection and adds depth to the plant descriptions. The cultivation advice includes information about the orchid's native habitat, including elevation, geography, and climate. The author has undertaken an extensive effort to bring all orchid names up-to-date to reflect the latest scientific thinking and taxonomy.

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528 pp.
Includes 1014 colour photographs
28.7 x 22.7cm
Hardback with dust-cover

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