Orchids of Guatemala and Belize (Paperback)

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This thorough and exhaustive botanical classic by the late Professor Oakes Ames, director of the Botanical Museum of Harvard University, and Donovan Stewart Correll, formerly research Associate at that museum, presents all the known orchids of Guatemala and Belize (formerly British Honduras).
A total of 527 species of orchids and 25 varieties in 89 genera constitute this monumental study. All of the genera are illustrated, as well as more than 100 additional species in 204 accurate black-and-white illustrations. Detailed entries for each orchid give distinguishing characteristics, color, flower descriptions, precise measurements, natural habitat, soil conditions, and more. Among the major genera are:
... and dozens of others.
Originally published by the Chicago Natural History Museum in two volumes and a supplement and out of print for many years, Orchids of Guatemala and Belize is now accessible in one practical, affordable edition. Botanists, students, teachers, and anyone interested in nature and the extraordinary beauty of orchids will find this volume indispensable for study and reference.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486248349
ISBN-10: 0486248348
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: March 14th, 2012
Pages: 800
Language: English




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New Hope for American Art

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