Bush Gems: A Guide To The Wild Orchids Of Victoria, Australia
‘Bush Gems: A Guide to the Wild Orchids of Victoria, Australia’ by Gary Backhouse, Bill Kosky, Dean Rouse and James Turner ISBN: 978-0-9946489-0-7 Published in 2016, this EBook covers 400 species of orchids recorded at the time as occurring in the wild in Victoria, the Australia. The work is 855 pages long (landscape format) and is illustrated with over 7,000 photographs. Every species is featured with descriptive text and a distribution map and for almost all species there are multiple photographs showing whole plants, flowers and labellum details. This work represents the most comprehensive treatment of the rich temperate terrestrial orchid flora of Victoria (complemented by a small number of epiphytes) ever undertaken.