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Field Guide to New Zealand's Epiphytes, Vines & Mistletoes

by Catherine Kirby

​First edition published 2014. Second edition published 2016 with the following name updates: Astelia hastata (syn: Field Guide to New Zealand's Epiphytes, Vines & MistletoesCollospermum hastatum), Astelia microsperma (syn: Collospermum microspermum), Bulbophyllum pygmaeum (syn: Ichthyostomum pygmaeum), Bulbophyllum tuberculatum (syn: Adelopetalum tuberculatum), Dendrobium cunninghamii (syn: Winika cunninghamii).

  • The first field guide to specifically profile New Zealand’s native epiphytes, vines and mistletoes 
  • 261 pages, 103 species, over 300 superb photos
  • Easy to use with clear botanical information and identification clues.

“This is the first time in New Zealand that a book has been devoted to this special group of mostly flowering plants and ferns. Perhaps this is partly because they are so difficult to reach in the tree tops.  

The photos are of a high standard and were mostly taken by the author.”

- Dr John Dawson. Award-winning co-author of New Zealand’s Native Trees and Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest

RRP $45

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