Book ID: 85114
The Cattleyas and Their Relatives: The Debatable Epidendrums. 2004. 98 col. photogr. 69 line figures. 300 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This volume explores Epidendrum. Linnaeus established the genusEpidendrum in 1753 to include the mostly epiphytic orchid plants beingsent to him from tropical America. Over time the genus grew to over 1000species of evergreen, epiphytic, lithophytic, or terrestrial orchids.Some of these have been transferred to other genera. A portion ofthese remaining epidendrums, those with pseudobulbs, are the subjectof this book.