Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees & shrubs, Volume 3
Timber Press in cooperation with the American Horticultural Society, Oct 1, 1986 - Gardening - 678 pages
Vol. 1 contains a guide to botanical terminology, with illustrations. Vols. 1-3 include a guide to botanical terms in English, Latin, German, French and Dutch; an abbreviated temeprature conversion chart; and hardiness zone maps for Europe, North America and China. Vol. 3 includes addenda and errata for Vol.1; a taxonomic outline and alphabetic list of the families and genera covered; an index of the authors of the plant names with brief biographical notes; and a list of registration authorities for cultivar names of woody ornamentals. Plant entries include hardiness zone, light abd soil/moisture requirements and geographical distribution.
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