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Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach - Xenia Orchidacea - vol. 2

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Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1823 - 1889)
"Xenia Orchidacea - Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Orchideen"
Zweiter Band (volume two)
Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, (1874)

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 2Edit

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