302 pages, colour photos
Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese
The purpose of this book is to provide an illustrated outline of the great diversity of flowering trees in the Genus Camellia. Comments and brief descriptions are provided for 199 named species, forms and varieties out of 280 estimated to be in the genus. Some species, such as C. japonica, C. reticulata and C. sasanqua, will be familiar while others, such as C. anlungensis, C. longruiensis and C. suaveolens are not. Little is known about the majority of the species presented here; however, now that these less-familiar species are being photographed, studied and planted in gardens, their horticultural merits will gradually become known.
The international Camellia Species Garden at Jinhua City
Taxonomic Treatments of the Genus Camellia
Explanation of Bontanical Terms
the Species of the Genus Camellia Arranged by Sections
Section Archecamellis Sealy
Section Brachyandra Chang
Section Camellia Dyer
Section Chrysantha Chang
Section Corallia Sealy
Section Eriandria Coh.St.
Section Furfuracea Chang
Section Glaberrima Chang
Section Longipedicellata Chang
Section Longissima Chang
Section Luteoflora Chang
Section Oleifera Chang
Section Paracamellia Sealy
Section Piquetia (Pierre) Sealy
Section Protocamellia Chang
Section Pseudocamellia Sealy
Section Thea Dyer
Section Theopsis Coh.Dt.
Section Tuberculata Chang
Index of Camellia Species in Chinese
Index of Camellia Species in Latin
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