Higher Plants of China in Colour

April 12, 2017

Higher Plants of China

Higher Plants of China in Colour

Higher Plants of China in Colour

Higher Plants of China in Colour

This set of pictorial works contains nearly 20,000 photographs of wild higher plants and important cultivated plants in China, the species of which number more than 10,000. Each of the species is concisely introduced in both Chinese and English from such aspects as Chinese name, Latin name, morphological features, flowering and fruiting season, habitat and distribution. Divided into ten volumes (including index), this work includes 100 bryophyte families, 40 pteridophyte, 11 gymnosperm families and 232 angiosperm families, 383 families altogether; the inclusion of all the said families is complete except for the bryophytes.

The set of pictorial books is another monumental work on plant taxonomy, after Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum, Flora Republicae Popularis Sinicae, and Flora of China.

This work is intended for scientific researchers and administrators in the field of botany and for botany enthusiasts.

Higher Plants of China in Colour is available in our Reference Collection.

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