Genera Orchidacearum: Volume 1: General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae

Genera Orchidacearum: Volume 1: General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae

by Alec M. Pridgeon
     
 

Orchids are among the most popular and widely collected of plant families, with tropical species and hybrids cultivated all over the world. In Genera Orchidacearum, Volume One, a comprehensive, robust classification of orchids is provided with descriptions of individual species and cultivational information. It includes comprehensive coverage on

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Orchids are among the most popular and widely collected of plant families, with tropical species and hybrids cultivated all over the world. In Genera Orchidacearum, Volume One, a comprehensive, robust classification of orchids is provided with descriptions of individual species and cultivational information. It includes comprehensive coverage on Cypripedioideae, the slipper orchids—one of the most attractive and popular of all. Superbly illustrated with contributions from over 50 international experts, this volume is indispensable for scientists, breeders, and collectors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198505136
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/16/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Development of Orchid Classification Chapter 2 Morphology Chapter 3 Anatomy Chapter 4 Palynology Chapter 5 Embryology Chapter 6 Seed Morphology Chapter 7 Cytogenetics Chapter 8 Molecular Systematics, Parsimony and Orchid Classification Classification A. Apostasioidae (Neuwiedia & Apostasia)
B. Cypripedioideae (Cypripedium, Selenipedium, Paphiopedium, Phragmipedium, Mexipedium)

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