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BOOKS: Recommended as Best General References for Species

Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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1. Roy. Hort. Soc. Dictionary of gardening. (4 v.,1951; lists 3,216 species) the best place to start; 2. A.D.Hawkes' Encyclopaedia of cultivated orchids . (1965; has only 2,192 species, plus a lot that have never been cultivated); 3. Bechtel, Cribb and Launert's The manual of cultivated orchid species; (1981; lists only 967 species but provides a colored illus. of each flower). OR85-16; RMH
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