By Alec M. Pridgeon,Phillip J. Cribb,Mark W. Chase,Finn N. Rasmussen
The Genera Orchidacearum sequence represents a powerful and ordinary class of the orchids, anything that has eluded plant scientists and orchid fans for years. The editors, who're all amazing orchid experts, include a wealth of recent DNA facts right into a really phylogenetic type, choosing the components and taxa that advantage extra paintings. To this finish, they've got invited numerous foreign experts to give a contribution of their specific components of workmanship. each one volume
provides entire assurance of 1 or orchid subfamilies, and the sequence as a complete might be an quintessential reference software for scientists, orchid breeders, and growers.
Orchidaceae is the biggest monocotyledon relatives and maybe the most important plant relations when it comes to variety of species, nearly 25,000. even if the fossil list is proscribed, energetic molecular examine in recent times has unravelled a number of the complexities and phylogenetics of this cosmopolitan plant family.
This 6th and ultimate quantity treats a hundred and forty genera in tribes Dendrobieae and Vandeae of the biggest subfamily, Epidendroideae, together with the various showiest orchids frequently utilized in hybridizing. accomplished remedies are supplied for every genus, which come with whole nomenclature, description, distribution (with map), anatomy, palynology, cytogenetics, phytochemistry, phylogenetics, pollination, ecology, and fiscal makes use of. Cultivation notes are integrated for these genera recognized to be in hobbyist
collections. Genera are fantastically illustrated with line drawings and color photos. An Addendum updates a couple of normal bills released in prior volumes. A cumulative word list, checklist of established synonyms with their equivalents, and checklist of all sequence participants around out this ultimate quantity in the
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Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part 3) by Alec M. Pridgeon,Phillip J. Cribb,Mark W. Chase,Finn N. Rasmussen