Rare and Precious Wild Flowers of China, Volume 1

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China Forestry Publishing House, Jan 1, 1996 - Science - 145 pages
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China boasts a flora of over 30,000 species of higher plants -- one of the richest in the Northern Hemisphere. This book covers 1000 wild ornamental plants. The angiosperms are arranged according to the order of families of Hutchinson's system of classification with minor supplements. For each plant are included its Latin name, family name, morphological description, geographical distribution, habitat, means of propagation, merit and use in horticulture, accompanied by an exquisite color photograph. References and index of Latin names are appended at the end.

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Contents

Aquilegia yabeana Kitagawa
14
15 Michelia velutina DC 9 kansuensis Brühl
15
Delphinium anthriscifolium Hance
20
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112
50
Sorbus amabilis Chcng ex
56
Cymbidium elegans Lindl ex Wall 12
127
285 Cymbidium hookerianum Rchb f 12
129
Cypripedium flavum P F Hunt et Summerh 13
130
Cypripedium tibeticum King cx Rolfe 13
132
Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe 13
133
Epipactis helloborine Linn Crantz 13
134
Hemipilia henryi Rolfe 13
135
Paphiopedilum dianthum Tang et Wang 13
136

Rhodoleia henryi Tong
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Weigela japonica Thunb var sínica Rehd
85
Primula amethystina
93
Cynoglossum amabile Stapf et Drumm
99
Aerides multiflora Roxb 12
123
Arundina graminifolia D Don Hochr 12
124
Cœlogyne punctulata Lindl 12
126
Phaius fiavus Bl Lindl 13
137
Pleione bulbocodioides Fr Rolfe 13
138
Pleione forrestii Schlecht 13
139
Stauropsis undulata Lindl Benth ex Hk f 13
141
Cardiocrinum giganteum Wall Makino
142
68 Astilbe chinensis Maxim Fr et
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