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ISBN:
1408105713
Author:
Anne Harrap
Category:
Biological Sciences
Language:
English
Publisher:
A&C Black; 2nd edition (April 15, 2009)
Pages:
480 pages
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1298 kb
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1240 kb
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For the first time, this book includes a detailed siteguide, covering the best places to see orchids in Britain.

Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal. Many orchids are beautiful, and some are rare. This well illustrated orchid guide covers the identification, biology and conservation of British and Irish orchids. Until recently, the whereabouts of the rarer species was shrouded in secrecy, making publication of any details ethically impossible

Anne Harrap (author), Simon Harrap (author). This book is a comprehensive guide to Britain,s most glamorous plants.

Anne Harrap (author), Simon Harrap (author). This book is a comprehensive guide to Britain,s most glamorous plants an essential guide for anyone on a.

Orchids of Britain and Ireland. by Anne Harrap and Simon Harrap. The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world. It is at its most diverse in the tropics, where its exotic and colorful flowers are truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have just 56 species of wild orchids, some of which are rare or scarce, while others are surprisingly inconspicuous.

Anne Harrap, Simon Harrap. Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal

Anne Harrap, Simon Harrap. Until recently, the whereabouts of the rarer species was shrouded in secrecy, making publication of any details ethically impossible.

Orchids of Britain and Ireland includes a detailed site guide, covering the 330 . This book is a comprehensive guide to Britain's most glamorous plants. I cannot imagine being without it" – Chris Packham.

Orchids of Britain and Ireland includes a detailed site guide, covering the 330 places to see orchids in Britain. Introduction Orchid Biology Orchid Habitats Orchid Conservation. Simon Harrap is an ornithologist and naturalist with in-depth knowledge of British nature. He has seen and photographed virtually every British orchid. Field, Identification Guide Wildlife Guide SPECIAL OFFER. By: Anne Harrap(Author), Simon Harrap(Author). 480 pages, 370 colour photos, maps. Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Harrap, Anne & Simon Harrap (2009) Orchids of Britain & Ireland: A Field and Site Guide, 2nd e. A & C. . A & C Black, London. ISBN 978-1-4081-0571-9. Lang, David (1980) Orchids of Britain: a field guide. Oxford University Press.

Orchids have long held a fascination, both for keen botanists and the general public. From the mania of Victorian collectors to the enthusiasm of modern photographers, this family of flowering plants has a strange and exotic appeal. Many orchids are beautiful, and some are rare. This well illustrated orchid guide covers the identification, biology and conservation of British and Irish orchids. Until recently, the whereabouts of the rarer species was shrouded in secrecy, making publication of any details ethically impossible. In the last few years, however, these veils have been lifted and it is now possible to publish locations for all but one or two species. For the first time, this book includes a detailed site guide, covering the best places to see orchids in Britain. "A model field guide: good, large photographs that are actually rather gorgeous; a clear text that tells you how to identify the plant using the English language rather than "botanicalese"; useful diagrams of those spectacular flower parts; and a really comprehensive section on geographical range and subspecies." The Daily Telegraph