6 edition of The slipper orchids found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-223) and index.
|LC Classifications||SB409.8.S65 C37 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 228 p. :|
|Number of Pages||228|
|LC Control Number||90039595|
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Books about plant taxonomy is usually pretty dry stuff. But Ms. Cash has made reading about the slipper orchids a rare treat. It is The slipper orchids book carefully written reference book. Her chapter on the hybridization of orchids is alone worth the price of the book.
This chapter is an outstanding by: 9. all representative genera of the ladyslipper subfamily (selenipedium, phragmipedium, cypripedium, and paphiopedilium.) esme hennessy's extraordinary watercolors depict each species life size.
surely this is one of the finest books ever printed on the slipper genera. this book a must have for orchid 5/5(1). Lady’s slipper orchids are in the genus Cypripedium in the Orchidaceae family. The genus name Cypripedium is derived from the Greek words "Cypris" an early reference in Greek myth to Aphrodite, and “pedilon” for sandal.
This is because the fused petals that form the orchid’s pouch or modified lip (labellum) resemble a slipper or staminode (sterile stamen) is often showy and.
Books about plant taxonomy is usually pretty dry stuff. But Ms. Cash has made reading about the slipper orchids a rare treat. It is a carefully written reference book. Her chapter on the hybridization of orchids is alone worth the price of the book.
This chapter is an outstanding read.5/5. Lady Slippers like a bit a finer potting mix than other orchid varieties. Buy an orchid potting mix with coconut chips. Repot your lady slipper flower at least every two years. Sometimes even every year might be better. It depends on The slipper orchids book plant growth and health.
The slipper orchids Catherine Cash Presenting both the botanical and horticultural aspects of Cypripedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, and Selenipedium, with particularly extensive information on hybridization, this survey of the slipper subfamily has been aptly described as "a scholarly work of love for these plants.".
This present book covers the tropical American species of three genera of slipper orchids, Selenipedium, Mexipedium and Phragmipedium, until fairly recently the poor relations amongst the slipper orchid scene that has been dominated by the tropical Asian species of the genus Paphiopedilum.
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Use the tabs or the previous and next buttons to change the displayed slide. The Lady's Slipper: A sweeping historical novel of orchids and obsession Book 1 of 2: Westmorland | by Deborah Swift | out of 5 stars Orchid Insanity – Paphiopedilum Lady Slipper Orchid Maudiae Type Mystery/no tag, Easy and Hardy Slipper Orchid, NOT in Bud/Bloom When Shipped.
out of 5 stars 8 $ $ They are known as the slipper orchid and can grow to a height of around cm. They form part of a group known as terrestrial orchids which means that they grow in the ground but unlike other terrestrial orchids they do not produce pseudobulbs which are found at the base of the stems.
The Paphiopedilum are also split into two cultural groups. Cypripedioideae is a subfamily of orchids commonly known as lady's slipper orchids, lady slipper orchids or slipper edioideae includes the genera Cypripedium, Mexipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selenipedium.
They are characterised by the slipper-shaped pouches (modified labella) of the flowers – the pouch traps insects so they are forced to climb up past Family: Orchidaceae.
Cypripedium acaule has two basal leaves from which emerge the flowering stem carrying a single flower. The pouch is mauve to magenta and has a split in the front instead of the usual round opening. Cypripedium acaule grows in mixed hardwood coniferous forests of pine and hemlock on rocky/mossy slopes in semi-open or in deep humus and acidic but well-drained soil under birch and other.
Slipper orchids are amongst the most popular of all cultivated orchids. They are widely grown and have been hybridised for almost a century and a half.
Slipper Orchids of the Tropical Americas covers the tropical American species of three genera of slipper orchids. Orchid forum for the discussion of lady slipper orchids including paph and phrag lady slipper orchids.
The orchid forum is free to join. Learn growing tips for slipper orchids, see slipper orchid photographs, buy slipper orchids and more. Description. Lady’s slipper orchids are usually terrestrial, though some are epiphytic or grow on rocks. Most species have rhizomes and fibrous most other orchids, the flowers characteristically feature two fertile anthers (male, pollen-producing structures) instead of just one.
The slipper-shaped lip of the flower serves as a trap for pollinating insects, forcing insect. Lady slipper orchid propagation should be done in the spring or fall.
You may expect flowers to bloom in the second year, even though in some cases it takes more than five years.
It is quite difficult to germinate Cypripedium seeds—it needs a long period of stratification or cold temperature for the seed dormancy to break.
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Commonly known as slipper orchids for the large slipper-shaped lip common to most species, this genus includes terrestrial, lithophytic, and epiphytic orchids and .Toggle menu. Search. Sign in or Register.The Slipper Orchids by Hennessy, Esme Franklin; Hedge, Tessa A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Slipper Orchids by Hennessy, Esme Franklin - AbeBooks.