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By: John Richards

346 pages, 90 col illus

B T Batsford

Hardback | May 2003 | Edition: 2 | #138575 | ISBN: 0713487283
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Contains information on newly described species, over 30 illustrations, and important fresh details on the evolutionary history of Primulas from recent DNA evidence. It covers the historical and practical information on the exploration and cultivation of the genus, the evolution of the species, and a chapter on heterostyly and homostyly. Each of the 430 species are systematically treated.

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Dr John Richards is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He is a Committee Member of the Alpine Garden Society, and a past Vice-President of the Botanical Society of the British Isles. He is the author of Plant Breeding Systems (1986).

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