The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species


Dust jacket is plain, has slightly faded spine with longitudinal creases on hinges for the whole height, all corners frittered, 2 closed tears 15 and 10mm at head, 25mm crease. Book shows slight bumping at front lower corner & tail, wavy top edge due to insertion of markers, edges tending to discolour. Line drawings in text and separate colour photos for most species discussed. Covered in archival plastic.

An authoritative resource for professional and amateur orchid growers and botanists for more than a decade, this edition of The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species adds 24 pages of color photographs of species – 144 new photographs plus 96 replacement shots – and 62 line drawings. The sections on taxonomy have been substantially expanded to include updated treatments of orchid biology, diversity, and classification, and new species

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Authored by Helmut Bechtel, Phillip Cribb and Edmund Launert. Published by Blandford of the UK in 1981. Hard cover bound with Maroon Boards, this First Edition in English is in Good condition with Very Good dust jacket. The size of the book is 278x248x37mm with 444 pages including the Glossary, Bibliography and Index. ISBN 0713710977.