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NO. 33 @@150117

Lateinamerikanische Frauenschuhe@Phragmipedium

Author : Olaf Gruss
Price : 99 Euro@

@ 150117

Olaf Gruss <>

Lateinamerikanische Frauenschuhe Phragmipedium, Mexipedium, Selenipedium

Orchideenzauber Verlag 1014, Ruhmannsfelden, Deutschland

528 pages, more than 2000 pictures 99.- €

German language


The first time the whole genus Phragmipedium is shown in one book together with most of the hybrids. The author, specialist for the genera Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Phalenopsis has published many articles about these genera in different journals all over the world and described also in the last years some new species, like Phragmipedium dalessanroi, Phrag. richteri, Phrag. christainsenianum, Phrag. tetzlaffianum, Phrag. brasiliense and also the natural hybrids Phrag. ~colombianum, Phrag. ~merinoi. Phrag. ~pfitzerianum and Phrag. ~roethianum.

The species were presented in the book with the history, informations about the habitat, climat, detailed description, variability and the primary hybrids together with many pictures from the species in their habitat, detailed pictures of the plants, flowers and flowerdetails.. With the big number of pictures the author illustrates the variability of the species and  shows how attractive these species are. Also all variteies and forma were explained and shown.

In the first part of the book the history of the genus, the definition of the genus and the culture is presented. After the chapters about the species the author wrote about the history of the hybridization with many examples and excellent pictures. In the last part also the genera Selenipedium and Mexipedium were described and a shown in many pictures.

Also when the book is written in German language. The lot of pictures show the many informations, how never before.

The book can be ordered dirctly at the publisherfs adress


Dr. Jurgen Schmidt


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