(Published by Primulaceae Books) These books on Himalayan
plants are good reference source for cultural hints. Back issues of
Himalayan Plant Journal are also available on request in limited numbers.
1. 100 Beautiful Himalayan Orchids and How to Grow
By Udai C. Pradhan and Satyam C. Pradhan.
Each species illustrated with colour photographs and cultural hints
gleaned from lifetime's experience with Himalayan Orchids. Simple
layman's description. ISSBN 81-85423-03-0. Hardcover. 132 pages. 102
Colour Illustrations. Size 22cm x 14.5cm. US$36.00. For registered
airmail delivery and handling add US$10.00. .
Himalayan Cobra-lilies (Arisaema) -Their Botany and Culture (2nd Revised
Edition), 1997.By Udai C. Pradhan. Illustrated with 4 colour plates,
32 line drawings, 16 black and white photographs and 27 distribution
In this revised work all 27 Himalayan species of this supremely interesting
genus are described covering history, etymology, habitat information,
key to species, varieties and provides detailed botanical and layman's
description. A complete cultural guide on the genus makes this an
invaluable publication for hobbyists and commcercial growers. ISBN
81-85423-04-0. Hardcover. 100 pages. Size 24cm. x 17cm. US$28.00.
For registered airmail postage and handling add US$10.00.
Sikkim - Himalayan Rhododendrons (General Edition), 1990.
By Udai C. Pradhan and Sonam
ISBN 81-85423-02-4. Size 25cm x 18cm. Hardcover,
132 pages, 59 excellent colour photographs and 54 line drawings
illustrating all the Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya. Chapters
on folklore, history, ecology and conservation, uses, cultivation
and propagation and Rhododendron treks in Sikkim-Himalaya. US$35/-.
For registered airmail delivery and handling add US$10/-.
4. Sikkim - Himalayan Rhododendron
(Collectors Edition), 1990. By Udai C. Pradhan and Sonam T. Lachungpa.
ISBN 81-85423-01-6. Size 35.5cm x 25.5cm. 49
life size plates. Clothbound. Total copies printed 261. 36 uncoloured
copies on Desho, Bhutanese handmade paper and 46 uncoloured copies
on ivory paper left. This edition will not be reproduced again.
Review Journal of American Rhododendron Society, Vol. 45 No. 4(1991).
Price US$300/-. For registered airmail delivery and handling add
US$30. To have the plates hand-coloured add US$200/- and give 6-8
weeks for delivery.