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Field Guides & Natural History  Botany  Vascular Plants  Orchids

Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe

Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: P Davies, J Davies and A Huxley
328 colour photos
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe
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  • Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe ISBN: 9780701208202 Paperback Apr 1988 Out of Print #3322
  • Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe Hardback Out of Print #354
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About this book

This excellent guide describes all the British and European species, with details on biology, distribution and classification, as well as advice on when and where they may be seen, and photographed. Well illustrated with colour photographs.

Contents

Foreword. Part 1 Orchid biology: the orchid flower including pollination and sexual reproduction, seed germination, the seedling, the underground parts, flowering span. Part 2 Orchid ecology: environmental distribution including lowlands (grasslands, stony areas, woodlands, wetlands), highlands (grasslands, woodlands, wetlands). Part 3 Classification: orchid names - key to the orchid genera. Part 4 Species descriptions: cypripedium; epipactis; cephalanthera; limodorum; epipogium; neottia; listera; spiranthes; goodyera; habenaria; gennaria; herminium; neottianthe; plantanthera; chamorchis; gymnadenia; pseudorchis; nigritella; coeloglossum; dactylorhiza; steveniella; comperia; traunsteinera; neotinea; orchis; aceras; himantoglossum; barlia; anacamptis; serapias; ophrys; corallorrhiza; calypso; microstylis; liparis; hammarbya. Part 5 In search of orchids: Great Britain; Germany; Scandinavia; Holland; France; Switzerland; Austria; Spain; Portugal; Majorca; the Canary Islands and Madeira; Corsica; Sardinia; Sicily; Malta; Italy; Yugoslavia; Greece and its islands; Turkey; Cyprus; Syria and Lebanon; Israel. Part 6: Photographing wild orchids. Bibliography. Index.

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Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: P Davies, J Davies and A Huxley
328 colour photos
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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