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In Volume Two of Genera Orchidacearum, three of the seven tribes found in the subfamily Orchidoideae-Orchideae, Diurideae, and Diseae are thoroughly described. Each of the 101 genera in this volume receive separate treatment with sections on nomenclature and synonymy, distribution, anatomy, palynomy, embryology, cytogenetics, ecology, phytochemistry, phylogenetics, pollination, taxonomic notes, and economic uses. For those genera found in hobbyists collections, cultivation notes emphasizing aritificial …

In 1818, William Cattley succeeded in flowering one of the first species of the genus that would bear his name. These first cattleyas are the classic cattleyas, whose form defined the essence of tropical orchids for generations to come. Indeed, the color of their flowers became known as orchid. In this helpful and informative book, each classic Cattleya species is described in fascinating detail, and its role in breeding programs is elucidated. All that is required to appreciate and grow the large-flowered …

Recent studies have revealed remarkable complexity and diversity in orchid-pollinator relationships. These studies comprise a vast literature currently scattered in numerous, often obscure, journals and books. The Pollination Biology of North American Orchids brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive treatment of this information for all native and introduced North American orchids found north of Mexico and Florida. It provides detailed information on genetic compatibility, breeding systems, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 187.95 $

As stated many times before the purpose of Orchid Biology, Reviews and Perspectives (OB) is to present reviews on all aspects of orchids. The aim is not to balance every volume, but to make a balanced and wide ranging presentation of orchids in the series as a whole. The chapters in this, the last volume of the series, range over a number of topics which were not covered before. Singapore is justly famed for its orchids. They can be seen on arrival (or dep- ture) in its modern, highly efficient and …

Presents the celebrated photographer s seventy-three remarkable portrait studies of the poppy, the rose, the peony, the lily, the orchid, the begonia, and the tulip at each stage of growth, from bud to death …
Amazon / Harmony
Price: 170.25 $

Richly illustrated with 150 color photographs, this book features hundreds of beautiful plants, including cacti, succulents, gesneriads, South African bulbs, and orchids. Plant expert Jack Kramer provides descriptions of some 300 unusual plants, and guidance on their selection and care. He also emphasizes the need to conserve those that are endangered in their native habitats. A list of sources enables gardeners to purchase cultivate plants from reputable nurseries.Why settle for phlox if you can …

Recent studies have revealed remarkable complexity and diversity in orchid-pollinator relationships. These studies comprise a vast literature currently scattered in numerous, often obscure, journals and books. The Pollination Biology of North American Orchids brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive treatment of this information for all native and introduced North American orchids found north of Mexico and Florida. It provides detailed information on genetic compatibility, breeding systems, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 168.14 $

Stretching from the eastern half of the island of New Guinea to many islands of the neighboring archipelago, Papua New Guinea is an orchid wonderland. Its many variations of climate and habitat support a diverse orchid population, including a large number of species of Dendrobium, but also epiphytic and terrestrial orchids from a wide range of groups within the orchid family. This introduction will be welcome to the thousands of growers who are discovering the beauty of these orchids. …

The lotus. The lily. The sunflower. The opium poppy. The rose. The tulip. The orchid. Seven flowers, each with its own story full of surprises and secrets, each affecting the world around us in subtle but powerful ways. But what is the nature of their power and how did it develop? Why have these particular plants become the focus of gardens, literature, art―even billion dollar industries? The answers to these questions and more are what drove journalist and author Jennifer Potter to write Seven …

Hawai i s love affair with orchids began in the early 1950 s when a few enterprising growers made the delicate plants affordable for your everyday, “garden variety” hobbyist. Today, Hawai i is famous for it s orchids. With only three of its own native species out of the more than 35,000 species of orchid world wide, it seems unlikely but true. Orchids in Hawai i offers an introduction to orchids and explains where and when they can be found, describes species, hybrids, and how to read labels …

There isn t an interior that doesn t welcome flowers of some sort, whether masses of soft, full blown country roses or the sleek masculine elegance of a single orchid. Even -or perhaps especially- those who love designing with real flowers are very much aware of the benefits of supplementing them with today s perfectly made fakes. Watching natural flowers grow and tending to their needs for water, plant food or re-potting has undeniable satisfactions. But there are pleasures too in buying and displaying …
Amazon / Jacqui Small
Price: 157.08 $

This is an inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose, and how to grow and care for them. It contains everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully, with step-by-step information on potting and mounting orchids, propagation, feeding, watering, light levels, and dealing with pests and diseases. It features over 635 stunning photographs of orchids in all their glory. …
Amazon / Southwater
Price: 156.55 $

Recent studies have revealed remarkable complexity and diversity in orchid-pollinator relationships. These studies comprise a vast literature currently scattered in numerous, often obscure, journals and books. The Pollination Biology of North American Orchids brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive treatment of this information for all native and introduced North American orchids found north of Mexico and Florida. It provides detailed information on genetic compatibility, breeding systems, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 152.40 $