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Simon & Schuster's guide to orchids (original 1988; edition 1989)

by Alberto Fanfani, Walter Rossi, Stanley Schuler

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Title:Simon & Schuster's guide to orchids
Authors:Alberto Fanfani
Other authors:Walter Rossi, Stanley Schuler
Info:New York : Simon & Schuster, c1989.
Collections:Your library, Insects Diseases Pests

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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids (Nature Guide Series) by Alberto Fanfani (1988)



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Brimming with intriguing and practical details and illustrated with 250 beautiful color photos, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids provides everything the enthusiast needs to know about this most colorful and elegant blossom.

An informative introduction gives such useful information as morphology of the flower, ecology, classification, and cultivation. The individual entries that follow describe over 160 cultivated species and offer visual symbols for the temperature and light necessary for optimum growth, as well as whether a particular species has a scent. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Orchids is a spectacular and authoritative reference to this exotic and fascinating flower.

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