A Guide to the Wild Orchids of Great Britain and Ireland

A Guide to the Wild Orchids of Great Britain and Ireland

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This study of orchids, designed for both the amateur and professional botanist, has been revised and updated to include detailed descriptions of two new species of wild orchid, accompanied by further photographs and maps showing their distribution. The guide describes the structure, life cycle and reproduction of 51 species, and supplies details of their classification and hybridization. A distribution map for each species is given, based on the most recent information from the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 243 pages
  • 152 x 202mm | 418g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0192825992
  • 9780192825995

Table of contents

The structure of orchid flowers; germination; mycorrhiza; the growth of orchids; vegetative multiplication; sexual reproduction; variation; the ecology of orchids; classification; hybridization; description of species; hybrids; erratics.show more