Beijing: Science Press, 1999. Quarto, dustwrapper, colour photographs, maps.
China has over 1240 species of native orchids in nearly 173 genera. Approximately one quarter are of horticultural merit, and some have attracted worldwide attention. The present work is a companion volume to the Orchids of China, published in 1998. Altogether 403 species and two varieties, belonging to 117 genera, are included in this book. Colour photographs are provided for all taxa treated, with many pictures published for the first time. A detailed description, in Chinese and English, is given of each species and variety. A map of China, with all provinces and autonomous regions in Chinese, English and Chinese phonetic annotation, is provided.
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