Book ID: 114434
Aerangis. 2nd rev. ed. 2022. 270 col. figs. 228 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Features detailed descriptions of of the 59 species, accounts of the terrain, climate and habitats in which they live, and cultivation advice. These orchids, which grow on branches and rocks in in the forests of Africa and Madagascar, having long nectar-filled spurs that release a delicat scent at night attrackting hawk moths. This feature, along with their often disproportinately large flowres, make them rewarding to grow and, given the right conditions, they will flower yaer after year.
Many are threatened in their native habitat and home cultivation makes an important contribution to their longterm welfare. Beautiful photographs of the plants and essential botanical information makes this a unique reference that will delight orchid lovers.