Genera Orchidacearum: Volume 2: Orchidoideae (Part 1)

Genera Orchidacearum: Volume 2: Orchidoideae (Part 1)

by Alec M. Pridgeon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198507100

ISBN-13: 9780198507109

Pub. Date: 04/12/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In Volume Two of Genera Orchidacearum, three of the seven tribes found in the subfamily Orchidoideae-Orchideae, Diurideae, and Diseae are thoroughly described. Each of the 101 genera in this volume receive separate treatment with sections on nomenclature and synonymy, distribution, anatomy, palynomy, embryology, cytogenetics, ecology, phytochemistry, phylogenetics,

Overview

In Volume Two of Genera Orchidacearum, three of the seven tribes found in the subfamily Orchidoideae-Orchideae, Diurideae, and Diseae are thoroughly described. Each of the 101 genera in this volume receive separate treatment with sections on nomenclature and synonymy, distribution, anatomy, palynomy, embryology, cytogenetics, ecology, phytochemistry, phylogenetics, pollination, taxonomic notes, and economic uses. For those genera found in hobbyist's collections, cultivation notes emphasizing aritificial propagation are provided.
This book features distribution maps of each genus with details on the dispersion of the flowers; superb illustrations with over 120 color photographs and line drawings; cultivational details for orchid enthusiasts and growers; contributions from over 50 international orchid experts; and diagnostic illustrations that detail each genus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198507109
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/12/2001
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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