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Flora of China, Volume 19: Cucurbitaceae through Valerianaceae with Annonaceae and Berberidaceae

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Series: Flora of China Volume: 19

Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Hardback | Mar 2011 | #39115 | ISBN-13: 9781935641049
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About this book

There is an accompanying volume with illustrations.

This volume features 2024 species described in 22 families. Among these, the Acanthaceae include the large genus Strobilanthes (128 species); the Adoxaceae include the horticulturally important genus Viburnum; the Berberidaceae include the popular garden plants Epimedium as well as Berberis (barberry) and Mahonia; the Campanulaceae (bellflower family) include Campanula, Codonopsis, Cyananthus, and Lobelia; the Caprifoliaceae include Lonicera (honeysuckle) and Leycesteria (Himalayan honeysuckle); the Cucurbitaceae include various cultivated fruits and vegetables as well as many native species; the Lentibulariaceae include the carnivorous Pinguicula (butterwort) and Utricularia (bladderwort); finally, the Rubiaceae is the largest family in this volume, with 701 species, including species-rich genera such as Galium (bedstraw), Hedyotis, and Ophiorrhiza, as well as the Chinese endemic ornamental tree Emmenopterys henryi.

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