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With ca. 175,000 entries, BibliOrchidea is the largest orchid literature database worldwide. It contains most of the existing journal articles, books and preprints on orchids.


If you have questions or experience problems with BibliOrchidea, please contact:
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Use the advanced search if you need more advanced features, e.g. printing, exporting data, and ordering copies of books and articles. Please note that loading the application takes a short time.
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