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Generic Names of Orchids: Their Origin and Meaning

Schultes, Richard Evans and Arthur Stanley Pease

Published by Academic Press, 1963
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Mainly Books (Dublin, PA, U.S.A.)

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Hardcover with dustjacket, ".explains the etymological history of the 1,250 generic names of Orchidaceae and the morphological or other characteristics of each plant that led to the choice of its generic name.A lengthy introduction reviews the Orchid Family taxonomically, historically, and ethnobotanically." illustrated with detailed drawings, has a brief (helpful) ink notation on page 128 by the former owner and a single ink checkmark on page 216, former owner's name is present on the inside front cover and the outer page-edge and end-papers have moderate foxing, contents are fine, dustjacket has a few short edge-tears and a few short creases at the bottom front corner, there is foxing present on the underside only and our professional (removable) mylar cover hides this flaw. Bookseller Inventory # 021627

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Title: Generic Names of Orchids: Their Origin and ...

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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