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Title:
Tropical slipper orchids : Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium species and hybrids
Author:
Koopowitz, Harold.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
411 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
History of slipper orchids in cultivation -- Biology and classification of slipper orchids -- Cites and slipper orchids -- Cultivation -- Selecting plants for a collection -- Hybridization and breeding -- Paphiopedilum species: Barbatum alliance -- Paphiopedilum species: Insigne alliance -- Paphiopedilum species: Parvisepalum alliance -- Paphiopedilum species: multiflorals -- Paphiopedilum species: Brachypetalum alliance -- Phragmipedium and Mexipedium species -- Five important species for breeding -- Introduction to the standard-complex hybrids -- Standard-complex hybrids: greens, yellows, and fall tones -- Standard-complex hybrids: reds and spots -- Standard-complex hybrids: whites and pinks -- Standard-complex hybrids: mini paphs -- Maudiae-type hybrids -- Parvisepalum hybrids -- Multifloral hybrids -- Brachypetalum hybrids -- Phragmipedium hybrids.
ISBN:
9780881928648
Format :
Book