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The Cape Orchids: A regional monograph of the orchids of the Cape Floristic Region Volumes 1 and 2

Key to abbreviations:
Next to each plant name is a short description of the plant. Due to lack of space several abbreviations have been used. These are as follows: Su = summer, Au = autumn, Wi = winter, Sp = spring, fl Su = flowers in summer, ann = annual, perenn = perennial, decid = deciduous, evergr = evergreen, succ = succulent, lvs = leaves, sun = likes sun, wet/water = grows in wet areas, arid, dry = grows in arid or dry areas, fl = flower, dry/cut fl = good dry or cut flower, all yr = all year, conspic = conspicuous, frost sens = frost sensitive, pot = does well in a pot or container, med = medicinal, fast = fast growing, coast = does well at the coast, hardy = can withstand frost & cold, Medit. climate = does well in Mediterranean areas, Eur, Aust, Madagas = comes from Europe, Australia or Madagascar, * = seeds must be ordered in advance, Zone = USDA Zone of hardiness.


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