A History of the Orchid 

By Merle A. Reinikka

An engaging account of humanity's growing fascination with orchids from ancient times onward, together with a biographical gallery of 50 great scientists, naturalists, and explorers who contributed to our knowledge of orchids. The nomenclature and bibliography have been updated for this edition.

This book is only available through print on demand. All interior art is black and white.

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November 14, 2008