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Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia: Including the Island Territories

Overview

In this spectacular and comprehensive book, orchid expert David Jones describes more than 1300 species and subspecies of Australian native orchids. Accompanying each genus, are line drawings that will help you to easily determine the genus of each orchid you discover The genus descriptions outline the features of the genus as a whole, and include details about pollination and cultivation.

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Overview

In this spectacular and comprehensive book, orchid expert David Jones describes more than 1300 species and subspecies of Australian native orchids. Accompanying each genus, are line drawings that will help you to easily determine the genus of each orchid you discover The genus descriptions outline the features of the genus as a whole, and include details about pollination and cultivation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781877069123
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Series: No Series
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

David Jones is a dedicated plantsman and has named many species of Australian native orchids. He is the author of Exotic Orchids in Australia and Native Orchids of Australia, and has authored or co-authored more than 28 other books on various plant groups including climbing plants, ferns, palms and cycads. He is now retired on the south coast of New South Wales with his wife Barbara where they are establishing an experimental garden. He collects bulbs, cacti and succulents, enjoys gardening, fishing and writing, and is still actively studying native orchids and other plants.

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