2 edition of West African lilies and orchids. found in the catalog.
West African lilies and orchids.
J. K. Morton
|Statement||Illustrated by Iona Loxton, S.K. Avumatsodo and S.C. Rowles.|
|Series||West African nature handbooks|
|LC Classifications||QK495.L72 M6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 71 p.|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||62052979|
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West African Lilies and Orchids (West African Nature Handbooks) Hardcover – January 1, by J K Morton (Author)Author: J K Morton. West African lilies and orchids.
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[London] Longmans  (OCoLC) West African Lilies and Orchids Morton, J. K., Illustrated by Iona Loxton, S.K. Avumatsodo and S.C. Rowles Published by London: Longmans, Green & Co. An excellent reference book in perfect condition.
Fulfills my expectation for identifying many African orchid species. It also gives the requirements for growing these fascinating orchids plus habitat conditions. Having lived in Africa and seen some of the orchids /5(3). The main sections of the book cover basic growing information, propagation of orchids, orchid naming conventions, pest, diseases and an orchid gallery of the most commonly found orchids.
If you are looking for a basic resource at a very reasonable price, this book should be a /5(45). Conservation of West African Orchids: I.
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