The Wild Orchids of North America, North of Mexico / Edition 1

The Wild Orchids of North America, North of Mexico / Edition 1

by Paul Martin Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813025729

ISBN-13: 9780813025728

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: University Press of Florida

Wild Orchids of North America offers a concise scientific reference for naturalists, botanists, and advanced orchid enthusiasts. At the same time, its easy-to-read format and comprehensive personal checklist make it the perfect field companion for hobbyists as well. The guide covers 223 species, 24 subspecies and varieties, 103 growth and color forms, and 24 hybrids.…  See more details below

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Wild Orchids of North America offers a concise scientific reference for naturalists, botanists, and advanced orchid enthusiasts. At the same time, its easy-to-read format and comprehensive personal checklist make it the perfect field companion for hobbyists as well. The guide covers 223 species, 24 subspecies and varieties, 103 growth and color forms, and 24 hybrids. It provides identification, full distribution range, recent synonyms, and all subspecies' varietal and forma information for all 247 taxa. Taxonomy and distribution data directly complement information in the Flora of North America project. The wealth of visual and factual information contained in this annotated guide makes it easy for anyone to explore and enjoy the exotic world of these elegant and intriguing flowers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813025728
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
First
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.20(w) x 4.58(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations and Symbols
Checklist of the Wild Orchids1
A Selection of Hybrids and Color, Leaf, and Growth Forms129
Using the Checklist as a Field Guide155
Key to the Wild Orchids157
App.: Excluded Species185
Additions, Corrections, Nomenclatural Changes, and Comments for Luer (1972), The Native Orchids of Florida, and Luer (1975), The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada excluding Florida187
Glossary197
Bibliography201
Photo Credits205
Index207
Personal Checklist225

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