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The Genus Lavandula

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Series: Botanical Magazine Monographs

By: Tim Upson (Author), Susyn Andrews (Author)

442 pages, 30 plates with colour illustrations; 115 colour photos, colour illustrations, b/w line drawings and b/w distribution maps; tables

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Hardback | Aug 2009 | #153809 | ISBN-13: 9781842460108
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About this book

Long prized by the fragrance industry for its essential oils, the genus Lavandula is steadily increasing in popularity among gardeners and horticulturists worldwide. This is the first full treatment of this important genus to be undertaken since 1937. It treats 40 species and their cultivars and hybrids, presenting their taxonomy, distribution, and the history of their cultivation. With several appendices, as well as chapters on cultivation, propagation, and pests and diseases, the book is a comprehensive and authoritative account of this important genus.

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