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

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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.

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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)

Meet the Author

all at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

University of Copenhagen

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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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