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Orchids of Western Australia
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Written by three of Western Australia’s most prominent orchidologists and featuring over 200 full-page, colour illustrations by renowned botanical artist Pat Dundas,Orchids of Western Australia is the first modern text cataloguing all known species.
This comprehensive resource for hardened enthusiasts and initiates alike features a wealth of information in a single tome – from a detailed introduction to WA orchids to information on each species, including who named them, where they were first collected, their habitat, distribution, flowering period, size and distinguishing features.
Previously published reference books neglected Kimberly species and covered only a fraction of the currently known southwest species. This book features all 409 known species, and is the culmination of decades of work by WA’s formost orchidologists, each passionate and dedicated to the conservation of one of the world’s most important regional orchid floras.
Praise for Orchids of Western Australia:
A magnificent, beautifully presented reference unsurpassed in its field.GAIL THOMAS, AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURE