Field Guides for the Nature lover.

Guide to Orchids

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£3.80

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Orchids guide

The FSC Orchids identification guide features 69 species, subspecies and hybrids of orchids.

Attractive colour illustrations show the key identification features of every plant, including flowers, leaves and stems. Illustrated identification keys on the reverse side draw attention to the main diagnostic characters. For each species there is information on distribution, habitats, statutory Conservation Designations and statutory Rarity Designations.

The scientific names of orchids have altered significantly over time. The names used in this guide are fully current. Forms described here as subspecies may appear in other accounts as species or as varieties. Similarly single species here may include two or more species as described by other authors. Two common names have been generated where none existed previously. Hybrids between species occur, sometimes the two species are in different genera. Their features are usually midway between their parents.

This key is valid to Great Britain, Channel Isles and Ireland. Orchids may have both a Conservation Designation (applying to Great Britain) and a Rarity Designation (applying to Great Britain and the Isle of Man). The Biodiversity Designation applies to Great Britain, the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland.

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