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Orchids of tropical Africa

J. Stewart

Orchids of tropical Africa

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p117.

    Statementtext by Joyce Stewart ; photographs by Bob Campbell.
    ContributionsCampbell, Bob.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.064
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480551M
    ISBN 100491001436

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Orchids of Tropical Africa Hardcover – January 1, by Joyce Stewart (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 5.

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First Edition. this book describes illustrated in colour a selection of 46 orchids from different parts of eastern and central Africa as well as the Comoro Islands and Madagascar.

Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. pages, includes bibliography, in original hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustjacket. This is one of the finest books published on the topic of African orchids.

Although Africa is a continent relatively poor in orchid species there are still about species in 99 genera and they deserve to be better known and more frequently grown in collections. Until the ground-breaking work of luminaries such as Fred Hillerman very little attention was given by orchidists to the African species/5(3).

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