Author(s): A. Schuiteman, E.F. de Vogel
Platform(s): Hybrid CD
Windows: 32-bit (x86) processor, Windows XP/Vista/7.This title is not compatible with 64-bit Windows systems.Mac: PowerPC processor, Mac OS 8.6-9.2 or Mac OS X 10.1-10.5; Intel processor, Mac OS X 10.4-10.6.
This CD-ROM, the fifth volume in the series Flora Malesiana: Orchids of New Guinea, treats 46 genera (Pachystoma to Zeuxine) with 478 species and varieties. Among the major genera are Peristylus, Phreatia, Plocoglottis, Spathoglottis, Taeniophyllum and Trichotosia. Genera of horticultural importance include Paphiopedilum, Phalaenopsis, Renanthera, Spathoglottis and Vanda. For every species a full description is given, with data on distribution (including maps in full color), synonymy, cultivation, ecology, typification, classification, references, etc. An impressive collection of color photographs and drawings, both published and unpublished, complements the texts. Several leading botanical institutes, such as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, the Herbarium Bogoriense, Bogor, and the National Capital Botanic Garden, Port Moresby, as well as many well-known photographers have contributed to make this highly praised CD-ROM series a must for all who are interested in the orchids of New Guinea and Southeast Asia.
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