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Flora of China, Volume 1: Introduction


Series: Flora of China Volume: 1

By: Wu Zhengyi (Editor), Peter H Raven (Editor), Deyuan Hong (Editor), Chen Yiyu (Foreword By)

253 pages, b/w photos, 2 b/w maps, tables

Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Hardback | Dec 2013 | #39095 | ISBN-13: 9781935641902
Availability: In stock
Clearance price: £33.08 £73.50 (Save £40.42) $40/€37 approx

About this book

This final text volume of the Flora of China is an introduction to the series and begins with a history of the project written by co-chair Peter H. Raven and vice co-chair Hong Deyuan. The contents include statistics from the Flora, information on the contributors, nomenclatural novelties published in the text volumes, and a list of new Chinese taxa published after the volumes appeared. Also, comparisons of classifications in the Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae, the Flora of China, and Angiosperm Phylogeny Group lll are provided for readers, with supplementary tables sorted by scientific and Chinese names. The volume concludes with indices to scientific, Chinese, and pinyin names of families and of subfamilies, tribes, subdivisions of tribes, and genera in the text volumes of the Flora of China.

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