The Genera of Orchidaceae in Hong Kong: Commemorative Edition (Hardcover)

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The Genera of Orchidaceae in Hong Kong: Commemorative Edition (Hardcover)

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First published in 1977, at a time where no comprehensive account of the genera of the orchids of Hong Kong has been attempted before, the work by Professor Shiu-ying Hu is a pioneering study.

This illustrated treatise fills the vacuum of complete lack of essential references on orchids, and meet the need for a guide to identify the species growing in Hong Kong, and is thus the base-line from which future taxonomists will begin their studies. It also contributes the first-hand observation for the information of orchidologists throughout the world who depend on herbarium material for comparative studies elsewhere.

This commemorative edition featuring a new foreword and a timeline of Professor Hu's major life events.
Professor Shiu-Ying Hu (1908-2012) is a botanist of great international renown. Having devoted a lifetime's career to research on planttaxonomy, Professor Hu has over 160 academic treatises and 185,000 specimens to her credit, and has, in the process, earned herself the accolade of being a walking herbarium.
Product Details ISBN: 9789882372696
ISBN-10: 9882372694
Publisher: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
Publication Date: February 7th, 2023
Pages: 184
Language: English