By: Wood, J.J., Beaman, R.S., & Beaman, J.H.
Kew, Richmond, Surrey, 1993
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 001439
NEW. Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, large 8vo, pp xii, 411, paperback, a very good copy. [The orchids are considered by many botanists to constitute the largest family of flowering plants, with an estimated 15,000 to 30,000 species. The extraordinary beauty and diversity of orchid flowers is a prime factor in their interests to people. The demand has however become so great that remote areas where orchids flourished are now so accessible that the species are in grave danger of extinction in the wild. Mount Kinabalu is one of the formerly remote areas that have been expe... View More...