Publisher: Yale, 2003.
Condition: New / New.
2003. First book to gather and translate into English all the sections of Rumphius’ The Ambonese Herbal devoted to orchids. Includes descriptions of 36 species of orchids found on the island of Ambon in eastern Indonesia, plus 12 uncertified ones. Describes each plant, names it according to a pre-Linnaean system of nomenclature, gives its locality, and details its medicinal and non-medicinal uses.Item #C385