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Isobyl la Croix
Isobyl la Croix trained as a botanist at the University of Edinburgh where she developed a deep passion for tropical orchids. After graduation, she and her husband spent 22 years in the tropics, mainly in Africa, collecting, studying, and growing orchids. She has written a series of authoritative books and articles on tropical African species. Since her return to the United Kingdom, Isobyl has edited Orchid Review, the doyen of orchid journals. Her deep and extensive knowledge of orchids, as scientist, horticulturist, orchid journal editor, and orchid hunter, is reflected in her concise but critical text. Few authors of orchid books have a broader knowledge and experience than Isobyl la Croix, whose name is well known to aficionados of tropical African orchids.
Books by Isobyl la Croix
African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation by Isobyl la Croix and Eric la Croix
The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation by Isobyl la Croix