All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Vascular Plants  Orchids

Orchid: The Fatal Attraction

Art / Photobook
By: Anne Ronse(Author)
144 pages, 204 colour photos
Orchid: The Fatal Attraction
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Orchid: The Fatal Attraction ISBN: 9789058562524 Hardback Sep 2008 Usually dispatched within 6 days
Selected version: £42.50
About this book Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

The history of orchids teems with tales of temptation and passion. This stunning book combines the most luscious and tactile photographs with surprising and informative texts about orchids. The first part of Orchid: The Fatal Attraction tells the tale about the discovery of orchids through history and describes the way in which orchids are perceived. In the East the emphasis lies mainly on positive characteristics, grace and generosity. In the West orchids personify procreation and sex. Why are orchids the way they are? Why those amazing, complicated shapes? Why those incredible colours?

In Orchid: The Fatal Attraction, Anne Ronse discusses everything orchids have stood for in the course of history.

Customer Reviews

Art / Photobook
By: Anne Ronse(Author)
144 pages, 204 colour photos
Current promotions
Best of Winter 2018Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles (2-Volume Set)Order your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife