Description

Distributed by Elsevier Science on behalf of Science Press. Available internationally for the first time, this book is a definitive illustrated work on Chinese wild orchids. It introduces a total of 117 genera, 403 species and 2 varieties of Chinese wild orchids with detailed description of origin (domestic and foreign), habitat, altitude, flowering period, and 791 stunningly beautiful photographs shot in the field. The authors are both highly-regarded in the research of Chinese native orchids and provide abundant firsthand information. This book is a necessary reference to Chinese orchids which will be welcomed by researchers in botany and practitioners in the horticultural industry worldwide.

Key Features

* The largest illustrated collection of rare Chinese native orchids * Stunning color photographs show specimens in detail in their native habitats * Book structure makes the wealth of information easily accessible

Readership

Botanists, horticulturists, gardeners and general public interested in orchids.

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9787030069634
Electronic ISBN:
9780080950723

About the authors

Singchi Chen

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Orchid Society of China; IUCN's Orchid Specialist Group

Zhanhuo Tsi

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Orchid Society of China

Yibo Luo

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Orchid Society of China