The most comprehensive book published to date on the orchid species of Peru with 175 genera arranged alphabetically. More than 1,600 color photographs by 42 photographers from around the world. Cogent text for each genera in English and Spanish with background, location, elevation and culture information; taxonomy based on the latest DNA research. Also a listing of the more than 2,800 described species of Peru. Seven years from research to publishing. Included are many genera and species never before shown in a book. Designed by Zelenko without fancy frills--no colored backgrounds so the images are clearly presented. Nearly half the orchids shown in this book occur also in Ecuador and many that are widespread are found in other countries in South and Central America. This is a botanically accurate book that looks good on the coffee table.
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Harry Zelenko moved from New York to Ecuador in 2,000 and raises more than 7,000 orchids for study and illustration. He has written many articles over the past fifteen years on orchids for the American Orchid Society magazine Orchids and for publications around the world including Sweden, Germany, South Africa. He is the founder of Z A I Publications. Pablo Bermudez lives in Lima Peru. He is a devoted orchid grower, author of an important orchid newsletter on Peruvian species. as well as other publications dealing with orchids.
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Book Description Z A I Publications, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 2009. As new hardcover with dust jacket. Very minor edge wear. Text in English and Spanish. The most comprehensive book to date about the orchids of Peru. 2,873 described species with up-to-date taxonomy based on the latest DNA research. Over 1600 beautiful color photographs. Oversize-extra postage may be requested. Bookseller Inventory # C631