Book ID: 10499
Orchideeen van Suriname/Orchids of Suriname. 1986. 180 colour photographs and black & white illustrations. 256 p. 4to. Cloth. - Bilingual (English and Dutch).
This is the first major publication on Suriname orchids. The book whichis scientifically based, contains extensive descriptions of 218 botanical species found in Suriname; 80 pages have been devoted tosubjects such as climate,geology and vegetation, distribution of orchidsin Suriname, history of the botanical research in Suriname, epiphytism,structure of plant and flower, pollination of orchids, the naming ofplants and the legal protection of orchids in Suriname. The publicationcontains also a multilingual register as well as a list of non-describedspecies and varieties. - Covers looking used.