An Atlas of Orchid Pollination: European Orchids

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CRC Press, Jun 1, 2001 - Science - 260 pages
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This work follows on from the 1995 publication on European orchids. The atlas is now completed with a second part, containing data on the pollination of orchids of the continents of America, Asia, Africa (including Madagascar) and Australia (including New Zealand).;The first part of the book is adapted from the general account of the previous publication and is extended with chapters on taxonomy and pollinators. The general account deals with such things as the history, evolution, morphology, chemistry and genetics of orchid pollination. The second part gives a systematic account for each continent of all well known details. The text is designed to have relevance for orchid lovers whether professional or amateur.
 

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Contents

POLLINATORS
22
CLASSIFICATION OF ORCHIDS
32
ORCHIDS OF NORTH AMERCIA
38
ORCHIDS OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL
77
diella 93 Chondroryncha 93 Pescatorea
93
26 Porroglossum 128 Restrepia
128
ORCHIDS OF ASIA
159
Bromheadiinae 230
168
More advanched orchids with a single fertile
192
Acriopsidinae
232
Aeridinae
239
THE LANGUAGE OF ORCHID
247
REFERENCES
255
Arethusa 1
273
INDEX OF POLLINATORS AND VISITORS
285
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
293

Cymbidioid phylad
188

Common terms and phrases

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