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Orchids of East Africa.

Frank Piers

Orchids of East Africa.

by Frank Piers

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Published by Cramer in Lehre .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Orchids -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15-16.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.O64 P49 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4363204M
      LC Control Number78418972

        Orchids grow in many parts of Africa. The two main types of orchids are the terrestrial orchids, which grow on the ground in the forest or savanna, and the epiphytic orchids, which grow on the bark of a tree. Terrestrial orchids are a favorite houseplant in America and have long arching stems that boast unusual flowers in solid or variegated. The principle purpose of this book is to provide an accurate and easy means of identifying the native orchids of this region. There is an excellent description of each orchid in which the distinctive features of each species and information on distribution, habitat, flowering period and the common name is provided.

        A new book on South African orchids describes over species including those from Lesotho and Swaziland. ‘Orchids of South Africa – a field guide‘ is the first publication of its kind in over 30 years. The book is written by orchid experts Dr Steve Johnson (who holds the South African Research Chair in Evolutionary Biology), and Dr Benny Bytebier (Curator of the Bews Herbarium), . About Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal. Many orchids are beautiful, and some are rare.. This complete reference guide covers the identification.

      Orchids of South Africa is the first field guide to local orchids to be published in over 30 years, and presents the more than orchid species found in the region, including Lesotho and Swaziland. A comprehensive roundup of orchids in their natural habitat, the book features: multiple photos for each species distribution maps flowering time-bars succinct text, enabling sure identification. Cribb, P.J. () New or little known orchids from East Africa. Kew Bulletin, 34, – Cribb, P.J. () A new species of Stolzia (Orchidaceae) from Tanzania.


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