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Hong Kong orchids

Gloria D"almada Barretto

Hong Kong orchids

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Published by The Urban Council in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGloria D"almada Barretto and J.L. Young Saye.
ContributionsSaye, J. L. Young.
The Physical Object
Pagination108p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20709000M


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The tiny territory of Hong Kong at its far eastern margin is a microcosm of its irreplaceable diversity and conservation needs.

A total of species of orchid have been recorded in Hong Kong. For the first time, this book compiles images and data on all 97 extant local species in the format of a full-colour, easy-to-use, quick reference field. Hong Kong Orchids by Barretto, G.D.; Saye, J.L.Y.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong was in an advanced state of draft when Barretto died, a in The manuscript, comprising tens of thousands of Author: SCMP Staff.

The tiny territory of Hong Kong at its far eastern margin is a microcosm of its irreplaceable diversity and conservation needs. A total of species of orchid have been recorded in Hong Kong. For the first time, this book compiles images and data on all 97 extant Hong Kong orchids book species in the format of a full-colour, easy-to-use, quick reference field Author: Stephan Gale, Hong Kong orchids book Bizid, Liu Kwok Wai.

The lovely Hong Kong orchid tree produces color from winter through spring, with breathtaking reddish-purple flowers as large as 6 inches across. One of the most beautiful Florida flowering trees, this is an ideal mid-size tree for snowbirds because of its winter color.

When many other plants aren't in bloom, one of these magnificent purple. The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong brings to fruition the work of lifelong Hong Kong resident and countrywoman Gloria Barretto (). Gloria Hong Kong orchids book her knowledge Hong Kong orchids book botany and orchid taxonomy under the informal tuition of Professor Shiu-ying Hu, and worked Hong Kong orchids book Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden from until COVID Resources.

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The earliest survey of orchids on Hong Kong Island is attributed to Dr. Clarke Abel, naturalist abord HMS Alceste during Lord Amherst's ill-fated diplomatic mission to the court of the Qing Dynast inwhen he botanised the lower slopes of what was to become know as Mt.

Victoria. The island was formally ceded to the United Kingdom following Author: Gloria Barretto, Phillip Cribb, Stephan Gale. The tiny territory of Hong Kong at its far eastern margin is a microcosm of its irreplaceable Hong Kong orchids book and conservation needs. A total of species of orchid have been recorded in Hong Kong.

For the first time, A Guide to Orchids of Hong Kong compiles images and data on all 97 extant local species in the format of a full-colour, easy-to-use. Bauhinia × blakeana, commonly called the Hong Kong orchid tree, is a legume tree of the genus Bauhinia, with large thick leaves and striking purplish red fragrant, orchid-like flowers are usually 10 to 15 centimetres ( to in) across, and bloom from early November to the end of : Fabaceae.

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It will also prove an indispensable resource for researchers studying orchid floras. I walked along the leaf-strewn pathway to a table that had clearly once showcased dozens of orchids. Now it was an orchid graveyard. Only their brown, shriveled stems remained, but I could imagine how they'd looked in their prime.

I smiled when I picked up a tag from one of the pots. 'Lady Fiona Bixby. She must have given them her own names.'. Hong Kong Orchid Bauhinia Blakeana Considered the Hong Kong orchids book beautiful tree available.

Deep rose-red, orchid-shaped blooms have a touch of white. Hong Kong orchids book Exceptionally long-blooming, the sterile flowers produce no seedpods, Hong Kong orchids book Purple Orchid Tree (B.

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On this easy and leasurely walk you will encounter lots of vegetation and flora, fantastic wild. The Hong Kong Orchid tree is such an enchanting tree to have in a garden.

With long wispy branches and striking blooms makes this tree belong in a fairy tale book. When this beautiful tropical plant is in bloom make sure to keep an eye on the visitors that it attracts. Most orchids in the Hong Kong market are imported, from Taiwan China and Japan, with a small portion from Hong Kong New Territories local orchids nurseries.

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Kota Kinabalu: Natural History Publications, Octavo, colour photographs, map. A total of species of orchid have been recorded in Hong Kong. For the first time, this book compiles images and data on all 97 extant local species in the format of a full-colour, easy-to-use, quick reference field guide.

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Add to basket Description; This publication comes from information from the early explorations and over years of studies. More than 1, species of plants, most of them indigenous to tropical and subtropical regions and planted throughout the grounds, include Burmese rosewood trees, varieties of bamboo, Indian rubber trees, camphor trees, a variety of camellia, herbs, and, in a greenhouse, orchids (Hong Kong is home to about native orchids).

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Buy. SKU: O Categories: Orchids, Plants. Additional information Reviews (0) Additional information. Weight: kg: ISBN: Author: Gloria Barretto, Phillip Cribb, Stephan Gale. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Neuwiedia zollingeri is a species of orchid that native to Hainan, Hong Kong, Yunnan, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.

Varieties. Four varieties are recognised as of June Neuwiedia zollingeri var. annamensis (Gagnep.) Aver - VietnamFamily: Orchidaceae.

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