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Wild Orchids of Victoria, Australia

Field / Identification Guide

By: Jeffrey Jeanes(Author), Gary Backhouse(Author)

315 pages, colour photos

Aquatic Photographics

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #163887 | ISBN: 097753720X
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NHBS Price: £150.00 $197/€168 approx

About this book

Victoria has a wonderful, varied orchid flora of over 360 species, making it one of the richest areas in the world for terrestrial orchids. In Victoria. orchids can be found from the coast to the highest mountains, from deserts to swamps. Their flowers occur in a fascinating array of forms and colours, ranging from the tiny onion-orchids with flowers just a few millimetres across, to the flamboyant spider-orchids with flowers mearusing almost 20 cm. This guide presents all of Victoria's wild orchids, in over 1400 beautiful detailed photographs. A descriptive text is provided for each species that, when used with the photographs, should enable the user to confidently indentify orchids encountered in the field in Victoria.

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