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The Illustrated encyclopedia of orchids

Author: Alec M Pridgeon
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers 1,100 common species of orchids with descriptions, names, geographic distribution, and recommendations for successful cultivation.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Reference sources
Encyclopedias
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alec M Pridgeon
ISBN: 0881922676 9780881922677 0881928011 9780881928013
OCLC Number: 28182298
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: The magical world of orchids --
Orchid hybridization --
Orchid cultivation --
Pests and diseases --
Conservation --
Orchid pollination --
Orchids A-Z.
Other Titles: Orchids.
Responsibility: edited by Alec Pridgeon ; foreword by Alasdair Morrison.

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Suitable for gardeners with a casual interest in orchids as well as the committed enthusiasts and professionals, this book features pertinent topics which guide the reader to an understanding of  Read more...

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This is the ultimate guide to orchids. -- Virginia S. Mraz "Florida Gardener" (02/01/1998) Fills the bill with a rich array of color photographs. -- Donald S. Heintzelman "Northwestern Press" Read more...

 
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