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Angraecoid orchids : species from the African region

Author: Joyce Stewart; Johan Hermans; Bob Campbell
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These so-called 'jewels of Africa' with their sparkling flowers, distinctive growth habit and floriferous nature are much prized and this account, the first to include the angraecoid orchids of both Africa and Madagascar, is long awaited. It brings together, in a single volume, descriptions of all 690 species in this intriguing group of orchids and will be the essential reference for all angraecoid orchid  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Stewart; Johan Hermans; Bob Campbell
ISBN: 0881927880 9780881927887
OCLC Number: 62330847
Description: 431 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: What is an angraecoid? --
History of the angraecoids --
Morphological characters of the angraecoids --
The genera of the angraecoid orchids --
Distribution of the angraecoid orchids --
Growing angraecoid orchids --
Ch. 1. The genus Angraecum --
Ch. 2. Other genera in the subtribe Angraecinae --
Ch. 3. The genus Aerangis --
Ch. 4. Other genera in the subtribe Aerangidinae.
Responsibility: Joyce Stewart, Johan Hermans, Bob Campbell.
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Presents an account of the angraecoid orchids of both Africa and Madagascar. This work brings together descriptions of all 690 species in this intriguing group of orchids and serves as a reference  Read more...

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The authors know the angraecoid orchids well, both in cultivation and the wild, and this knowledge has led to an authoritative account of these interesting plants. -- Isobyl la Croix Orchid Review Read more...

 
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