Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese
The orchid genus Phalaenopsis is a group with a horticultural value which ranks first among the five ornamental genera of Orchidaceae and has attracted the attention of the world's horticultural circles. In order to systematically summarize the research progress on Phalaenopsis and fully demonstrate the diversity of this genus, this book integrates theoretical breakthroughs and industrial innovations in the research of this genus from a global perspective and is written in both Chinese and English to maximize communication and cooperation. The book is divided into two parts: general and individual. The general introduction expounds the research history, ecological habits and geographical distribution, morphological characteristics, classification, and cultivation measures and methods of Phalaenopsis plants. On the basis of clarifying the classification system of the genus Phalaenopsis, the monograph introduces in detail the morphological characteristics, ecological habits, distribution, etc. of 81 species (including 85 varieties and variants), and includes relevant morphological photos, specimen photos, diagrams, etc. The digital resources accompanying this book also contain more pictures and descriptions, and interested readers can refer to it further to understand and master relevant knowledge. This book can be used not only as a reference book for researchers and practitioners in related fields of botany but also as a reference for orchid lovers.
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