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A History of the Orchid
Contributor(s): Reinikka, Merle A. (Author)

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ISBN: 160469047X     ISBN-13: 9781604690477
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
OUR PRICE: $34.00  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2008

Annotation: Describes the intriguing adventures of orchid hunters and the early attempts at orchid identification and classification.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Gardening | Flowers - Orchids
- History | Reference
- Gardening | Reference
Dewey: 635.934
Physical Information: 0.74" H x 6.14" W x 8.96" (1.04 lbs) 348 pages
Features: Bibliography
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Reinikka, Merle A.: - Merle A. Reinikka is a former editor of the American Orchid Society Bulletin. Over a period of years he carefully sorted through archival materials, cross-referenced bibliographies, and studied early herbals, journals, periodicals, pamphlets, and papers at the Botanical Museum of Harvard University. With this wealth of information he completed this fascinating and comprehensive survey of orchid history.

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