Orchid Literature

Information about the some of the Orchid Literature you can refer to.

1. Conservation of Wild Orchids of Kodagu in the Western Ghats – Dr T. Ananda Rao
Wild Orchids of Kodagu
2. Wild Orchids in Karnataka – Dr T. Ananda Rao and S. Sridhar
Wild Orchids in Karnataka
3.Wild Orchids of Northern Western Ghats – Satish Pande et al
Wild Orchids of Northern Western Ghats
4. Introduction to Orchids – Abraham and Vatsala
Introduction to Orchids
5. The Orchids – Robert L. Dressler
The Orchids
6. Terrestrial Orchids : from seed to mycotropic plant – Hanne N. Rasmussen
Terrestrial Orchids
7. The orchids: Scientific Studies – Carl L. Withner
The orchids - Scientific Studies
8. Genera Orchidacearum (6 volumes) – Alec M.Pridgeon, Phillip J. Cribb, Mark W. Chase, Finn N. Rasmussen
Genera Orchidacearum
9. Orchid Fever – Eric Hansen
Orchid Fever
10. Beginners Guide to Grow Orchids – Dr. K. S. Shashidhar
Beginners Guide to Grow Orchids
11. Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family – Robert L. Dressler
Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family
12. Orchid Memories – A tribute to Gunner Seidenfaden – K.S. Manilal and C. Satish Kumar
Orchid Memories - A tribute to Gunner Seidenfaden

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11 thoughts on “Orchid Literature

  1. Dear Sir/Madam

    It would be more helpful, if made available the pdf versions of Orchid potting, maintenance and propagation techniques.

    Thanks and Regards.

  2. I follow the comment of Abhilash and entirely agreed with him. I request and urge same to the Respected Executive committee for their effort in this regards.
    Thanks,

  3. Sir/Madam
    I wish to purchase some of the Orchid Books available with you. Please send me the list of Orchid Books along with the prices at your earlist.
    Thanking you
    yours truely
    Dr. Ashok Pyati Mysore

  4. I am a beginner at Orchid cultivation and i am looking for litreture that I can collect to assist me in growing and maintaining Orchids.
    Please give us more info. on Orchid cultivation practices and experiences in and around Bangalore.
    Thank you.

    • Hello there, There is no such thing as “orchid soil”. Mix of loose gravel, coco-peat, regular soil, leaf litter etc can be used for potting orchids. Such mixture may not come ready-made from any manufacture as each type of plant requires different potting, so not sure if you can buy it off the shelf from any shop. Also please be informed that only terrestrial orchids should be potted in this manner. Hope this helps. Thanks

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