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Orchids of Glasnevin: An Illustrated History of Orchids in Ireland's National Botanic Gardens

By: E Charles Nelson and Brendan Sayers

90 pages, colour plates

Strawberry Tree

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #145994 | ISBN: 1904004032
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NHBS Price: £193.00 $243/€229 approx

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This book details the history of orchids at the National Botanic Gardens. Individual chapters concentrate on the development of the collection from the Garden's beginning, a chapter on orchid hunting and one on Native Irish Orchids. There are 2 appendices listing the Glasnevin orchids that are described or named in the Kew Bulletin and the first published records of native Irish species. The book contains 25 illustrations, including Chinese ink portraits of the most notable people in Irish orchid history, by botanical artist Wendy F Walsh.


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