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Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe By Paul Davies

Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe
by Paul Davies

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An illustrated field-guide to the wild orchids of Britain and Europe with information on their biology, distribution and classification, detailed descriptions to aid identification, and advice on where and when these flowers may be seen and photographed in their natural habitat.
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Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe by Paul Davies

This is an illustrated field-guide to the wild orchids of Britain and Europe which includes information on orchid biology, distribution and classification, as well as descriptions of species, subspecies and in some cases their numerous variants for purposes of identification. It also gives advice on where and when these flowers may be seen and photographed in their natural habitat. A feature of the book is its country-by-country coverage, with information of species from Iceland to Israel, and from the Canaries to the Caucasus.

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Table of Contents


Foreword. Part 1 Orchid biology: the orchid flower including pollination and sexual reproduction, seed germination, the seedling, the underground parts, flowering span. Part 2 Orchid ecology: environmental distribution including lowlands (grasslands, stony areas, woodlands, wetlands), highlands (grasslands, woodlands, wetlands). Part 3 Classification: orchid names - key to the orchid genera. Part 4 Species descriptions: cypripedium; epipactis; cephalanthera; limodorum; epipogium; neottia; listera; spiranthes; goodyera; habenaria; gennaria; herminium; neottianthe; plantanthera; chamorchis; gymnadenia; pseudorchis; nigritella; coeloglossum; dactylorhiza; steveniella; comperia; traunsteinera; neotinea; orchis; aceras; himantoglossum; barlia; anacamptis; serapias; ophrys; corallorrhiza; calypso; microstylis; liparis; hammarbya. Part 5 In search of orchids: Great Britain; Germany; Scandinavia; Holland; France; Switzerland; Austria; Spain; Portugal; Majorca; the Canary Islands and Madeira; Corsica; Sardinia; Sicily; Malta; Italy; Yugoslavia; Greece and its islands; Turkey; Cyprus; Syria and Lebanon; Israel. Part 6: Photographing wild orchids. Bibliography. Index.

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GOR001417330
Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe by Paul Davies
Paul Davies
Used - Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1988-04-28
256
0701208201
9780701208202
N/A
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