Stock Image

Orchids of Orissa

Sarat Misra

ISBN 10: 8121103894 / ISBN 13: 9788121103893
Published by BSMPS, Dehra Dun, 2004
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Vedams eBooks (P) Ltd (New Delhi, India)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 30, 2009

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 97.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 16.51 From India to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Contents Preface. Introduction. Geography 1. Physiography. 2. Geology and soil. 3. Climate and rainfall. 4. Vegetation. Ecology 1. Distribution. 2. Orchid habitats. 3. Altitudewise distribution of species. Survey works 1. Earlier work. 2. Present survey. 3. Method adopted. 4. Orchidrich habitats. Lifeform and morphology 1. Lifeform. 2. Morphological diversity. 3. Growth habit. Phenology of flowering 1. Flowering period. 2. Flowering calendar. 3. Duration of flowering. 4. Flowering pattern. 5. Flowering behaviour under culture. Status and conservation measures 1. Status of the orchids in Orissa. 2. Suggestive measure for conservation. Systematics 1. Classification. 2. Key to the subfamilies. 3. Placement of the genera in the classification. 4. Habitat range distribution frequency flowering period and chromosome numbers. 5. Floristic analysis. 6. Structure of the flora. 7. Morphogenic analysis of the species. 8. Growth behaviour related to phytoclimatic conditions. 9. Phytogeographical affinity. 10. Species of ornamental importance. 11. Species of medicinal importance. 12. Key to the genera based on floral characters. 13. Key to the genera based on field characters. 14. Description of species. Glossary of botanic terms. References. Index to scientific names. List of specimens examined (Appendix). Orchids are known for their beautiful flowers. They are also the most advanced family in the flowering plants. The botanical speciality and horticultural importance of orchids are narrated in the introduction of the book. The preface gives a picture of the earlier botanical account of Orissa. A brief account of the geography of the state the distribution of orchid account of the orchidrich habitats of the state have been provided. Important aspects like the lifeform growth habits and morphology of the Orissa orchids have been dealt in detail. The flowering period and periodicity as observed in the field during seasonal visits has been recorded. The present status of orchids in Orissa and measures for conservation has been suggested. In the systematics the taxonomy and classification of the Orissa orchids with brief keys to the subfamilies and exhaustive keys to the genera based on both floral and field characters are provided. The floristic analysis of the species has been dealt thereafter. The enumeration of the species provides detailed morphological description of each of the 130 species followed by their flowering and fruiting period taxonomical notes field notes dealing with flowering occurrence of the species in Orissa and their distribution within and outside India. Analytical drawings of the habit and the floral organs for each species drawn by the author from live specimens have also been provided for every species. The analytical drawings the colour photographs for a large number of species and the taxonomical notes will be helpful for identification of this rather difficult group of plants. 774 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 55856

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Orchids of Orissa

Publisher: BSMPS, Dehra Dun

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

Store Description

A one stop shop for books from India. We can supply any title published in India by any publisher. We have an extensive annotated catalogue of books on the web. We have been supplying books from India to University Libraries, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens world wide for the past thirty years.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We check every book for page mistake before they are shipped out. We take a lot of pain in our packing so that the books reach their destination in mint condition.

Name of the Company : Vedams eBooks [P] Ltd
Business Address: Vardhaman Charve Plaza IV, Bldg. 10, 2nd Floor, KP Block Commercial Centre, Pitampura, New Delhi 110034, India
e-mail address: vedams@vedamsbooks.com
Telephone Numbers: 00-91-11-27310611; 00-91-11-27310612
Fax: 00-91-27310613
Office Working Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to F...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs includes insurance. Books lost in transit will be replaced immediately. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know if extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer