By: Liu Zhongjian (Author), Chen Singchi (Author), Chen Lijun (Author), Lei Sipeng (Author)
371 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings
Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese
China is rich in Paphiopedilum resources, represented by 27 native species and many natural hybrids, as well as some infraspecific taxa, accounting for over one third of the total 79 species recognized in this orchid genus. The Genus Paphiopedilum in China is mainly a taxonomic treatment of Chinese species based mostly on living material. In addition, the generic history, morphology, reproduction, ecology, geographical distribution, conservation, hybridization, cultivation, propagation, diseases and pests are also briefly introduced.
Chapter 1 History
Chapter 2 Morphology and reproduction
Chapter 3 Ecology and geographical distribution
Chapter 4 Conservation
Chapter 5 Classification of Paphiopedilum
Chapter 6 Hybridization
Chapter 7 Cultivation
Chapter 8 Propagation
Chapter 9 Diseases and pets
Chapter 10 Synopsis of the non-Chinese taxa of Paphiopedilum
Index of Chinese names
Index of scientific names
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