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By Tom Sheehan

ISBN-10: 0585367256

ISBN-13: 9780585367255

ISBN-10: 0881922889

ISBN-13: 9780881922882

Greater than one hundred fifty orchid genera are defined, every one followed via an exceptional Marion Sheehan representation that indicates a consultant species; all show a similar constructions in related perspectives in order that the reader can simply evaluate the diversities between genera. In 1995, the authors obtained the yank Orchid Society's Gold Medal of feat.

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The column, as mentioned earlier, bears the reproductive organs of the flower. Thus, the column becomes an extremely important segment of the flower to the orchid breeder and should be examined in some detail. Columns, like orchid blossoms, vary widely in size and shape, but basically they are hard, waxy-looking structures. Often they are white or off-white, but they may be the same color as the flower. At the apex of the column in Cattleya, as in most genera, is a movable structure called the anther cap (Fig.

Page 16 teristics is an orchid, and since seeds are not always present, orchidists must rely heavily on the first four characteristics when checking an unknown plant to determine if it is an orchid. Zygomorphic Flowers. Botanically, all flowers are divided into two major groups, regular and irregular. A regular flower, such as the tulip or Easter lily, is symmetrical and can be cut in any plane to divide it into two equal halves. An irregular flower, such as the canna or maranta, has segments that are different and thus dividing it in any plane will not produce equal halves.

15dc20 93-45569 CIP Page 5 Contents Color Plates 7 Acknowledgments 9 Introduction 11 What is an Orchid? 13 Orchid Classification 23 Orchid Family Outline 25 Orchid Genera Illustrated 29 Acacallis 30 Acampe 32 Acanthephippium 34 Acineta 36 Ada 38 Aerangis 40 Aeranthes 42 Aerides 44 Amesiella 46 Angraecum 48 Anguloa 52 Ansellia 54 Arachnis 56 Arpophyllum 58 Arundina 60 Ascocentrum 62 Ascoglossum 64 Aspasia 66 Baptistonia 68 Barkeria 70 Batemannia 72 Bifrenaria 74 Bletilla 76 Bollea 78 Bothriochilus 80 Brassavola 82 Brassia 84 Broughtonia 86 Bulbophyllum 88 Calanthe 90 Calopogon 92 Catasetum 94 Cattleya 98 Cattleyopsis 106 Caularthron 108 Ceratocentron 110 Ceratostylis 112 Chiloschista 114 Chysis 116 Clowesia 118 Cochleanthes 120 Cochlioda 122 Coelogyne 124 Comparettia 126 Coryanthes 128 Cycnoches 130 Cymbidiella 132 Cymbidium 134 Cynorkis 136 Cypripedium 138 Cyrtopodium 140 Cyrtorchis 142 Dendrobium 144 Dendrochilum 148 Diaphananthe 150 Disa 152 Domingoa 154 Doritis 156 Encyclia 158 Document Page 6 Epidendrum 162 Epigeneium 166 Eria 168 Erycina 170 Euanthe 172 Eulophia 174 Eurychone 178 Galeandra 180 Gastrochilus 182 Gomesa 184 Gongora 186 Grammatophyllum 188 Habenaria 190 Haraella 192 Hexisea 194 Holcoglossum 196 Huntleya 198 Ionopsis 200 Isochilus 202 Jumellea 204 Kingidium 206 Koellensteinia 208 Laelia 210 Lemboglossum 214 Leochilus 216 Leptotes 218 Lockhartia 220 Ludisia 222 Lycaste 224 Masdevallia 226 Maxillaria 228 Meiracyllium 230 Mendoncella 232 Mexicoa 234 Miltonia 236 Miltoniopsis 238 Mormodes 240 Mormolyca 242 Nageliella 244 Neobenthamia 246 Neofinetia 248 Neomoorea 250 Notylia 252 Odontoglossum 254 Oeoniella 256 Oerstedella 258 Oncidium 260 Ophrys 264 Osmoglossum 266 Panisea 268 Paphinia 270 Paphiopedilum 272 Paraphalaenopsis 278 Peristeria 282 Pescatorea 284 Phaius 286 Phalaenopsis 288 Pholidota 294 Phragmipedium 296 Platanthera 298 Polycycnis 300 Polyrrhiza 302 Polystachya 304 Promenaea 306 Psychilis 308 Psygmorchis 310 Renanthera 312 Rhyncholaelia 314 Rhynchostylis 316 Robiquetia 318 Rodriguezia 320 Rodrigueziella 322 Rossioglossum 324 Sarcochilus 326 Sarcoglottis 328 Schoenorchis 330 Schomburgkia 332 Scuticaria 334 Sedirea 336 Seidenfadenia 338 Sobennikoffia 340 Sobralia 342 Sophronitis 344 Spathoglottis 346 Stanhopea 348 Stenia 350 Stenoglottis 352 Stenorrhynchus 354 Tetramicra 356 Thunia 358 Trichocentrum 360 Trichoglottis 362 Trichopilia 364 Trigonidium 366 Vanda 368 Vandopsis 372 Vanilla 374 Zygopetalum 376 Zygosepalum 378 Glossary 381 Bibliography 413 Index 417 Page 7 Color Plates Acacallis Cyanea 31 Acampe Rigida 33 Acanthephippium Mantinianum 35 Acineta Chrysantha 37 Ada Aurantiaca 39 Aerangis Brachycarpa 41 Aeranthes Arachnites 43 Aerides Odorata 45 Amesiella Philippinensis 47 Angraecum Sesquipedale 49 Anguloa Uniflora 53 Ansellia Africana 55 Arachnis Flos-Aeris 57 Arpophyllum Spicatum 59 Arundina Graminifolia 61 Ascocentrum Ampullaceum 63 Ascoglossum Calopterum 65 Aspasia Epidendroides 67 Baptistonia Echinata 69 Barkeria Spectabilis 71 Batemannia Colleyi 73 Bifrenaria Harrisoniae 75 Bletilla Striata 77 Bollea Violacea 79 Bothriochilus Macrostachyus 81 Brassavola Nodosa 83 Brassia Caudata 85 Broughtonia Sanguinea 87 Bulbophyllum Collettii 89 Calanthe Rosea 91 Calopogon Tuberosus 93 Catasetum Expansum 95, 96 Cattleya Percivaliana 99 *Cattleya Species, Unifoliate; Plate 1 102 *Cattleya Species, Unifoliate; Plate 2 103 *Cattleya Species, Bifoliate; Plate 3 104 *Cattleya Species, Bifoliate; Plate 4 105 Cattleyopsis Lindenii 107 Caularthron Bicornutum 109 Ceratocentron Fessellii 111 Ceratostylis Retisquama 113 Chiloschista Usneoides 115 Chysis Bractescens 117 Clowesia Russelliana 119 Cochleanthes Discolor 121 Cochlioda Rosea 123 Coelogyne Asperata 125 Comparettia Macroplectron 127 Coryanthes Maculata 129 Cycnoches Chlorochilon 131 Cymbidiella Pardalina 133 Cymbidium Finlaysonianum 135 Cynorkis Species 137 Cypripedium Acaule 139 Cyrtopodium Punctatum 141 Cyrtorchis Arcuata 143 Dendrobium Phalaenopsis 145 Dendrochilum Cobbianum 149 Diaphananthe Pellucida 151 Disa Uniflora 153 Domingoa Hymenodes 155 Doritis Pulcherrima 157 Encyclia Cordigera 159 Epidendrum Pseudepidendrum 163 Epigeneium Lyonii 167 *These paintings, reprinted by courtesy of Mary Noble McQuerry, were originally published in You Can Grow Cattleya Orchids (1991) and You Can Grow Phalaenopsis Orchids (1971) by Mary Noble (McQuerry-Orchid Books).

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