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Author Alcock, John, 1942-

Title An enthusiasm for orchids : sex and deception in plant evolution / John Alcock
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 302 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Summary What constitutes an adaptation, how do complex adaptations come into being, and where do species with their special attributes come from? Alcock explores these questions, explaining why some biologists think they know what adaptations are and how they arise and what species are
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Orchids -- Adaptation.
Orchids -- Speciation.
Orchids -- Conservation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199790005 ebook