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Author Chase, Mark W., 1951- author.

Title The book of orchids : a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world / Mark Chase and Maarten Christenhusz ; with a foreword by Tom Mirenda.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  584.4 CHA    AVAILABLE
Description 656 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This book was conceived, designed, and produced by Ivy Press."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 648) and indexes.
Contents Preface / [by Tom Mirenda] -- Introduction -- Orchid evolution -- Pollination -- Symbiotic relationships -- Threats to wild orchids -- Orchidelirium -- The orchids. Apostasioideae, Vanilloideae & Cypripedioideae -- Orchidoideae -- Epidendroideae -- Appendices.
Subject Orchids.
Orchids. (OCoLC)fst01047313
Added Author Christenhusz, Maarten J. M., 1976- author.
Mirenda, Tom, writer of preface.
Ivy Press.
ISBN 9780226224527 (cloth : alk. paper)
022622452X (cloth : alk. paper)

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