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Orchids of Southern Africa

Hans Peter Linder

Orchids of Southern Africa

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Published by Balkema in Rotterdam, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Africa, Southern.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-468) and index.

    Statementby H.P. Linder & H. Kurzweil ; with contributions by A.V. Hall ... [et al.].
    ContributionsKurzweil, H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.O64 L56 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 492 p. :
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21987138M
    ISBN 109054104457

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Compared to Wild orchids of southern Africa (Stewart et at. ), this book additionally lists the essential literature, synonymy, type specimens and their location, one or two voucher specimens and the descriptions are more comprehensive though still brief.

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This group celebrates this. A particularly valuable feature of the book for enthusiasts outside Southern Africa is the discussion of the problems of acclimatising root stocks to the Northern Hemisphere. Full lists of references are given throughout the text, and there is a general bibliography and a comprehensive index.

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About this book Guide to the successful cultivation of both the terrestrial and epihytic orchid species, many of which are also found elsewhere in Africa. In addition to general cultivation guidelines, detailed growing notes are given for more than 60.

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Now to follow up on her last book, Laelia purpurata, the Queen published inwe have a book devoted to yet another single species, Cattleya.

Providing a guide to the cultivation of both the terrestrial and epihytic orchid species growing in South Africa, this volume includes numerous hints, illustrations and photographs to help simplify the process.

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Most orchids are epiphytic (they grow on trees) and therefore require a free-draining growing prefer being in small pots as these dry out quicker.

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