Orchids of Tropical America

$25.00

“Provides an easily accesible and finely illustrated beginner’s guide to the fascinating morphology, diversity, ecology, and conservation of orchids. You could not find a better trio of enthusiasts and specialists to introduce you to the wonderfull and occaisonally bizarre world of tropical America orchids.” – From the Foreword by Phillip J. Cribb.

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Joe E. Meisel, Ronald S. Kaufmann, and Franco Pupulin.

“Provides an easily accesible and finely illustrated beginner’s guide to the fascinating morphology, diversity, ecology, and conservation of orchids. You could not find a better trio of enthusiasts and specialists to introduce you to the wonderfull and occaisonally bizarre world of tropical America orchids.” – From the Foreword by Phillip J. Cribb.

Anyone interested in orchid eco-tourism in tropical America should have this book. The majority of the book is focused on presenting the characteristics of 120 of the principal orchid genera as well as presenting a key to their identification in the field. Other sections discuss orchid ecology, diversity, and conservation. A final chapter lists many sites where visitors can see orchids in the wild.

260 pages Cornell University Press

$25.00