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Orchids of tropical Africa

J. Stewart

Orchids of tropical Africa

by J. Stewart

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p117.

    Statementtext by Joyce Stewart ; photographs by Bob Campbell.
    ContributionsCampbell, Bob.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.064
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480551M
    ISBN 100491001436

      The largest orchid in the world, Grammatophyllum speciosum, also known as the Queen of Orchids, in flower in the Tropical Nursery, behind the scenes at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In this image you can see the new flower buds developing. This orchid flower is yet to reach its full size! Photograph taken on 24th September An entertaining, informative, and splendidly illustrated introduction to the orchid family for enthusiasts and newcomers seeking to learn about more than widespread orchid genera ranging from Mexico and the Caribbean to Bolivia and Brazil.

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Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. pages, includes bibliography, in original hardcover binding with colour illustrated dustjacket. This is one of the finest books published on the topic of African orchids. Although Africa is a continent relatively poor in orchid species there are still about species in 99 genera and they deserve to be better known and more frequently grown in collections.

Until the ground-breaking work of luminaries such as Fred Hillerman very little attention was given by orchidists to the African species/5(3). Genre/Form: Illustrated works Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stewart, Joyce. Orchids of tropical Africa. South Brunswick, A.S.

Barnes []. Inhe published a book on this experience titled The Taming of the Gorillas (Minerva Press Ltd). He has contributed photographs of orchids to Joyce Stewart's previous books including Orchids of Tropical Africa (W.H. Allen ) and The Orchids of Kenya (Timber Press ). Joyce Stewart is an eminent orchid by: Many of the species from this area are recorded to the North in the Flora of Tropical East Africa floristic region and to the South in the Republic of South Africa, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal.

In John Ball's work on epiphytic orchids from this region was published in the book Southern African Epiphytic Orchids. Absolutely my favorite, most useful book on orchids. It has helped me go from a beginner orchid grower with about 10 plants to very experienced and knowledgeable, with about + orchids in 2 different locations of my home, one for cool growing, miniature cloud forest species and the other for larger, warmer and light loving by: 7.

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It is an epiphyte with beautiful flowers. There are a lot of variants of this orchid in nature. Orchids of Tropical America: An Introduction and Guide. This new book, the first of its kind, introduces experts and novices to Central and South America's most spectacular orchids.

The easy-to-use identification system permits quick recognition of more than prominent genera. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stewart, Joyce. Orchids of tropical Africa.

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Treat infections with fungicide or bactericide. Common bacterial infections that may affect orchids include brown rot, black rot, and brown spot, indicated by dark spots on the leaves or pseudobulbs.

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