Britain S Orchids

Author: Sean Cole
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691177619
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An accessible, comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide--the only one to cover all the orchids found in Britain and Ireland Covering more than fifty species as well as hybrids and variants, this is an engaging, intuitive and in-depth identification guide to all the orchids of Britain and Ireland at all stages of development, from first emergence through to setting seed. Drawing on the authors' extensive field experience and the latest scientific research, Britain's Orchids uses multiple techniques to help both beginner and more advanced orchid enthusiasts to identify even the trickiest plants. The book is beautifully illustrated with plates by talented artist Sarah Stribbling as well as more than 1,000 detailed, instructive and evocative photographs by the authors. Orchids have long fired the imagination with their beauty and rarity. This book aims to ignite or increase your passion for these special plants and for the conservation of their habitats, from remote mountaintops to urban wild spaces. The first book to cover all the species, subspecies and varieties, as well as hybrids, at all stages of development Lavishly illustrated with close to 100 stunning plates drawn to scale to show key identification features and more than 1,000 stunning photo showing orchids in their natural settings Simple, step-by-step system for identifying almost any orchid Up-to-date distribution maps and seasonal charts showing when each species can be seen in its various stages Special-feature identification keys that can be used on difficult plants
Britain's Orchids
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Sean Cole, Mike Waller
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-03 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

An accessible, comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide--the only one to cover all the orchids found in Britain and Ireland Covering more than fifty species as well as hybrids and variants, this is an engaging, intuitive and in-depth identification guide to all the orchids of Britain and Ireland at all stages
Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Simon Harrap
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world, reaching its highest diversity in the tropics where their exotic and colourful flowers are often truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have just 52 species of wild orchid, some of which are rare or scarce, whilst others are
Orchids of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Anne Harrap, Simon Harrap
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-30 - Publisher: A&C Black

Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal. Many orchids are beautiful, and some are rare. This well illustrated orchid guide
Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Paul Davies, Jenne Davies, Anthony Huxley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Chatto & Windus

This is an illustrated field-guide to the wild orchids of Britain and Europe which includes information on orchid biology, distribution and classification, as well as descriptions of species, subspecies and in some cases their numerous variants for purposes of identification. It also gives advice on where and when these flowers
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Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Science
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