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Orchid population biology

Orchid population biology

conservations and challenges

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Published by Academic Press for the Linnean Society of London in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Stephen Waite.
SeriesBotanical journal of the Linnean Society -- v.126, nos.1&2
ContributionsWaite, Stephen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18135937M

Orchid - Orchid - Economic importance: The orchid family is probably one of the most important of plant families from a horticultural point of view. Other than the horticultural uses to which orchids are put, the family is notably lacking in species from which products are derived. The only commercially important product derived from orchids is vanilla. A lone and unique population of about 30 reddish to dark violet-maroon orchids grows on the small patch of land between the borders of two Colombian departments. However, its extremely small.

O Level Biology book is a total asset for the O Level Biology Syllabus of the Cambridge International Examinations. The content clarifies every one of the realities and ideas required by this syllabus in painstakingly picked dialect, with questions intended to urge understudies to consider what they are realizing and subsequently enhance their. The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean’s tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower—the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii—a deeply eccentric and oddly attractive man named John Laroche leads Orlean on an unforgettable tour of America’s strange flower-selling subculture, through Florida’s swamps and beyond, along with the Seminoles who help him and/5(K).

  Note Not long after publication of Orchid Biology, Reviews and Perspectives (OB) volume VII, my co-editor, Dr. Alec M. Pridgeon informed me that the pressure of other duties, especially the editing of Genera Orchidacearum (GO) will make it impossible for him to continue as co-editor and eventually editor ofthe series. Alec is an excellent orchid scientist and editor.   1. Introduction. Orchidaceae, the orchid family, is one of the species richest families of seed plants. It is composed of five subfamilies, genera and more t species in the world (Cribb et al., ).Many orchid species are important in horticultural for their charismatic flowers, and some species, such as Gastrodia elata and Dendrobium offcinale, have pretty high medical values.


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Note Not long after publication of Orchid Biology, Reviews and Perspectives (OB) volume VII, my co-editor, Dr. Alec M. Pridgeon informed me that the pressure of other duties, especially the editing of Genera Orchidacearum (GO) will make it impossible for him to continue as co-editor and eventually.

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