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The Dendrobiums

By Howard P. Wood

Edited by Roland Schettler

Foreword by Jeffrey Wood

The ultimate resource on this popular orchid genus.

West Hawaii Today

At long last, here is a complete and exhaustive account of the genus Dendrobium. Among the most prized and popularly cultivated orchids, dendrobiums delight gardeners and orchid lovers alike with the sheer beauty of their delicate flowers and slender form. Now, those interested in learning all there is to know about this enchanting genus have the book they have always wanted. With descriptions of 650 species in the genus, including habits and flowering biology, a guide to species identification and culture, a historical review of the genus, a survey of Dendrobium evolution and distribution, more than 600 color photos, and a bibliography with more than 900 entries, this is the ultimate resource on the genus.

Awards for this book: International Association for Plant Taxonomy Engler Medal

Media reviews

"The ultimate resource on this popular orchid genus."

—Clear Englebert, West Hawaii Today

About the author

Howard P. Wood

Howard P. Wood is a research associate in the botanical department of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. He has spent more than 25 years growing, observing, and researching all aspects of dendrobiums. He has published more than 20 scholarly articles on orchids.

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