Book ID: 94085
The Marie Selby Botanical Garden Illustrated Dictionary of Orchid Genera. Edited by Bruce Hansen, Robert L. Dressler, Tom Sheehan, John Atwood, and Wesley Higgins. Foreword by Peter Raven. Introduction by David Benzing. 2008. Many col. figs. 481 p. 4to. Hardcover.
Concise entries provide details of nomenclature, classification,original publication, etymology, and geographic range, along with briefdescriptions and sample flower illustration. In addition to thealphabetic entries, this illustrated dictionary includes a contributedintroduction to orchid biology, a glossary, a list of taxonomistscredited with publishing new orchid genera, key references andbibliographical abbreviation list, and the governing nomenclaturerules.