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Green cloth with title i gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Front endpaper bears the stamp of the Central Bookshop, Blantyre. Previous owners neat name and address label on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Price on inner flap of dustjacket has been crossed out with black marker pen which has transferred slightly to the front pastedown below.136pp. Four colour plates plus frontispiece. Twenty-five b/w illustrations. The frst botanical collections in Malawi were made by two members of the Livingstone Expedition, Sir John Kirk, and Mr J C Meller, who while exploring during the years 1859-62 made important plant collections which were transmitted to Kew. This study includes sections on the orchid flower itself, the ecology of epiphytic orchids, and the epiphytic orchids of the Shire Highlands together with an annotated check-list of the epiphytic orchids of Malawi.