Language: Chinese with scientific nomenclature
With two volumes, the book is a definitive illustrated work on Chinese native orchids. It introduces a total of 157 genera, 1026 species and 4 new records of Chinese wild orchids with detailed description of characteristics, phenology, habitat, altitude, and endangered category, with one to five colour photographs and a distribution map for each species. Key for species identification of orchids is also available in the book. For the revised species, a reference in the Flora of China is available.