Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach - Xenia Orchidacea - vol. 1

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Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1823 - 1889)
"Xenia Orchidacea - Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Orchideen"
Erster Band (volume one)
Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, (1858)

Quarto (27, 5 x 21 cm), with 100 (partly hand-coloured) copper engravings, after drawings by Reichenbach, Wendland, Giraud, Kraenzlin and others.
The colouring of the coloured plates is confined to the flowers.
Text in German and Latin

Plates volume 1Edit

Images courtesy The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) and Missouri Botanical Garden
Scientific names according to Royal botanical gardens, Kew: World checklist of selected families