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Flora of China Illustrations, Volume 12: Hippocastanaceae through Theaceae

Flora / Fauna

Series: Flora of China Illustration Volumes Volume: 12

By: Flora of China Editorial Committee

475 pages, Line illus throughout

Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Hardback | Nov 2008 | #178499 | ISBN-13: 9781930723795
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About this book

This volume accompanies text volume 12 published in 2007.

Volume 12 of the illustrations series is devoted to 18 plant families, several of which have economic and horticultural importance: Actinidiaceae, source of the kiwi fruit; Balsaminaceae, with the colorful Impatiens genus; Malvaceae, with Gossypium, the genus that provides cotton, and the mallows and hollyhocks; Theaceae, including the tea plant Camellia sinensis, as well as the ornamental camellias; and Vitaceae, notable for Vitis vinifera, the grapevine.

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