Book ID: 44344
Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougain- ville.1991. 80 plates (line-drawings). 3 maps. 16 colourplates.IX,323 p. gr8vo.Paper bd.
The orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville are amongst theleast known in the world.Orchids are the largest family of floweringplants in the islands,and are found in all habitats from seashoresto the mountaintops. Information given on geography, geology, climateand vegetation of the islands, botanical exploration and thephytogeography of the orchid floras. 285 species fully described.Key togenera and also a key to the species in each genus. - Second hand copy.Good condition.