Author:Du Puy, David & Cribb, Phillip

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The Genus Cymbidium

By: Du Puy, David & Cribb, Phillip

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London & Portland, Christopher Helm & Timber Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010669

ISBN: 0747006075

Condition: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, including 28 plates from watercolours by Claire Smith, large 8vo, pp xx, 236, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the slightest signs of use. View more info

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Cymbidium - A Monograph

By: Du Puy, David & Cribb, Phillip

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Natural History Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 010228

ISBN: 9838121258

Condition: New


NEW. Very well illustrated. including 38 fine botanical colour plates. large 8vo, pp x, 369, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Cymbidiums are among the most important and popular orchids in horticulture. Starting in late Victorian England, the variety of form and colour in the species encouraged hybridisation that has provided a great diversity of novelties for the nursery trade over the years. They are versatile plants, marketed as cut-flowers, buttonholes and as pot plants, producing many large, long-lasting flowers. Cymbidium growing in the Far East can be traced back to the time of Confuc... View more info