Books  Botany & Plant Science  Vascular Plants  Orchids 

The Orchids of Nepal

Flora / FaunaMonograph

By: Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti

252 pages, 900+ colour photos

Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti

Hardback | Sep 2011 | #194194 | ISBN-13: 9789937217262
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months Details
NHBS Price: £44.99 $63/€51 approx

About this book

A scholarly and beautifully illustrated monograph representing the most up-to-date work on the orchid species of Nepal. In all, the author illustrates and describes 302 orchid species, of which 14 have never before been recorded in the country; details such as distribution, flowering period and habitat are provided for each species.

Orchid species can inhabit an incredibly diverse range of ecological regions, from tropical, through sub-tropical and temperate to alpine environments and Nepal is blessed with vast areas of all of these habitats. The remoteness of a significant part of the Nepalese territory might suggest that it is a natural refuge in which the plant can survive; however, the author cautions that even in Nepal, development and population pressure are taking an inevitable toll on this flowering plant.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

A Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland

NHBS Special Offer Price: £10.99 £14.99 (Save £4.00) $15/€13 approx (ends 31/05/2018)

Orchid Summer

NHBS Special Offer Price: £15.99 £18.99 (Save £3.00) $22/€18 approx (ends 30/06/2018)

The Orchid Hunter

NHBS Special Offer Price: £10.99 £12.99 (Save £2.00) $15/€13 approx (ends 31/05/2018)

Genera Orchidacearum, Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part 3)

NHBS Price: £155.00 $216/€177 approx

The Book of Orchids

NHBS Special Offer Price: £25.99 £34.99 (Save £9.00) $36/€30 approx (ends 31/05/2018)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194