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Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana), Volume 1: Cypripediaceae, Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae, Tropidioideae, Spiranthoideae, Vanilloideae, Epidendroideae p.p.

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) Volume: 1

By: Dariusz L Szalechetko(Editor), Slawomir Nowak(Author), Przemysław Baranow(Author), Marta Kolanowska(Author)

528 pages, 46 plates with 240 colour photos, 10 plates with 54 colour distribution maps; 522 b/w line drawings

Koeltz Scientific Books

Hardback | Mar 2017 | #234333 | ISBN-13: 9783946583073
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $173/€150 approx

About this book

The first part of this orchid flora of the Guianas deals with the families Cypripediaceae and part of the Orchidaceae. For the latter, the subfamilies Orchidoideae, Tropidioideae, Spiranthoideae, Vanilloideae, and a part of Epidendroideae are treated here. The keys for the determination of the taxa are dichotomous. The characteristic of every species contains the following: Latin name, abbreviation of the authors’ names, citation, synonymy, taxonomic description, ecology, distribution and the list of representative specimens.


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