An atlas of orchid pollination : European orchids /
N.A. van der Cingel.
Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : A.A. Balkema, 1995.
xii, 175 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : A.A. Balkema, 1995.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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A comprehensive treatise on the facts of the pollination of European orchids. It deals with the history, evolution, morphology, economy, genetics and language of orchid pollination.
Table of Contents
'Why this Book'
Introductionp. 1
The mystery of orchidiocyp. 1
The History of Orchid Pollinationp. 7
The Evolution of Orchid Pollinationp. 10
The Morphology of Orchid Pollinationp. 16
The Typology of Orchid Pollinationp. 20
The Mechanics of Orchid Pollinationp. 26
The Chemistry of Orchid Pollinationp. 31
The Geometry of Orchid Pollinationp. 34
The Ethology of Orchid Pollinationp. 37
The Economy of Orchid Pollinationp. 42
The Genetics of Orchid Pollinationp. 47
The Research-Methodology of Orchid Pollinationp. 53
The Language of Orchid Pollinationp. 56
The Taxonomy of Orchidsp. 60
Cypripedioideaep. 65
Orchidoideap. 69
Complete Referencesp. 157
Index of Plant Namesp. 163
Index of Insect Names (Pollinators and Visitors)p. 167
Index of Personsp. 171
Index of Subjectsp. 173
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