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Deceptive beauties : the world of wild orchids
Deceptive beauties : the world of wild orchids
Ziegler, Christian2011
Articles
Confucius called them the 'king of fragrant plants,' & John Ruskin condemned them as 'prurient apparitions.' Across the centuries, orchids have captivated us with their elaborate exoticism, their powerful perfumes & their sublime seductiveness.
Main title:
Deceptive beauties : the world of wild orchids / Christian Ziegler ; with an introduction by Michael Pollan.
Imprint:
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2011.
Collation:
176 p. : col. ill. ; 28 x 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226982977 (hbk)
Dewey class:
584.4
Language:
English
Subject:
BRN:
1884501
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