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Australian Orchid Genera: An information and identification system

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: ABRS Identification Series

By: DL Jones and T Hopley


Compact Disc | Windows | Dec 2006 | #160627 | ISBN: 0643093362
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NHBS Price: £93.00 inc VAT $113/€104 approx

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Please note: this software was written and designed before 64-bit operating systems (OS) were introduced. If you are running a 64-bit OS, such as a 64-bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7, this software may not function. Please note that suppliers do not accept returns of sealed software that has been opened, and NHBS can therefore not refund such items. If in doubt, please contact customer services or the software supplier to enquire after compatibility before purchasing this item.

Australian Orchid Genera: an information and identification system presents the current status of orchid taxonomy in the form of an illustrated interactive key. All 192 genera of Australian orchids are included, capturing the results of recent revisionary treatments affecting Australian Orchidaceae.

This powerful tool ensures an easy-to-use means of identifying an orchid to generic level using whatever information is available to you. The 127 characters cover morphology - floral parts, fruit, leaves, stems and pseudobulbs - and geographic information. Interpretation of characters is assisted with help notes and images. Identification is assisted using a page of annotated images illustrating unique flower structures.

A comprehensive, easy-to-navigate fact sheet for each genus includes a simple summary of the genus, detailed botanical description, and geographic, biological and ecological information, as well as distinguishing features and a list of references. This information is complemented with high quality images and a distribution map.

This product is also an information package, and includes an illustrated introduction to orchids, the Australian Orchid Name Index, a list of current Australian species, recent generic name changes and common names.

Australian Orchid Genera is a complete information and identification system for Australian orchids. It has been designed for many users, from professional researchers to those with basic plant knowledge and a love of orchids.

System requirements:
* CD drive
* Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

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