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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (15) FIFTEEN, Myrsinaceae through Loganiaceae

Includes the Myrsinaceae, Primulaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Sapotaceae, Ebenaceae, Symplocaceae, Styracaceae, Oleaceae, and Loganiaceae.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (16) SIXTEEN, Gentianaceae through Boraginaceae

Includes the Gentianaceae, Menyanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Convolvulaceae, Polemoniaceae, Hydrophyllaceae, and Boraginaceae.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (17) SEVENTEEN, Verbenaceae through Solanaceae

Includes the large and economically important Verbenaceae, Lamiaceae, and Solanaceae represented in China by nearly 1,000 species.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (18) EIGHTEEN, Scrophulariaceae through Gesneriaceae

Includes the Scrophulariaceae, Bignonoiaceae, Pedaliaceae, Martyniaceae, Orobanchaceae, and Gesneriaceae, represented in China by 1203 species, of which 800 are endemic.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (24) TWENTY-FOUR, Flagellariaceae through Marantaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 24, which was published in 2000 and includes representatives of the Flagellariaceae, Restionaceae, Centrolepidaceae, Xyridaceae, Eriocaulaceae, Bromeliaceae, Commelinaceae, Pontederiaceae, Philydraceae, Juncaceae, Stemonaceae, Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae, Taccaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Iridaceae, Musaceae, Lowiaceae, Costaceae, Zingiberaceae, Cannaceae, and Marantaceae.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (04) FOUR, Cycadaceae through Fagaceae

Includes the Cycadaceae, Ginkgoaceae, Araucariaceae, Pinaceae, Sciadopityaceae, Taxodiaceae, Cupressaceae, Podocarpaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Taxaceae, Ephedraceae, Gnetaceae, Casuarinaceae, Saururaceae, Piperaceae, Chloranthaceae, Salicaceae, Myricaceae, Juglandaceae, Betulaceae, and Fagaceae.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (08) EIGHT, Brassicaceae through Saxifragaceae

Volume 8 treats the mustard (Brassicaceae), mignonette (Resedaceae), horse-radish tree (Moringaceae), bretschneidera (Bretschneideraceae), pitcher-plant (Nepenthaceae), sundew (Droseraceae), stonecrop (Crassulaceae), and saxifrage (Saxifragaceae) families, represented in China by 1,204 species.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (15) FIFTEEN, Myrsinaceae through Loganiaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 15, which was published in 1996 and includes representatives of the Myrsinaceae, Primulaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Sapotaceae, Ebenaceae, Symplocaceae, Styracaceae, Oleaceae, and Loganiaceae.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (16) SIXTEEN, Gentianaceae through Boraginaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 16, which was published in 1995.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (17) SEVENTEEN, Verbenaceae through Solanaceae

This volume accompanies the text volume 17, which was published in 1994.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (18) EIGHTEEN, Scrophulariaceae through Gesneriaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 18, which was published in 1998. This volume includes representatives of the Scrophulariaceae, Bignoniaceae, pedaliaceae, Martyniaceae, Orobanchaceae, and Gesneriaceae.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (05) FIVE, Ulmaceae through Basellaceae

The Chinese flora,with an estimated 30,000 species, is of immense scientific and horticultural importance. Noteworthy, too, is the traditional medicine of the country, which is based on its remarkable plant resources. Descriptions and identification keys for this diverse flora, until now unavailable in English, have been published over the past ten years in the Flora of China, in conjunction with a separate series, the Flora of China Illustrations. Volume 5 contains many fascinating plants, including the elms (Ulmaceae), rhoiptelea(Rhoipteleaceae), figs and mulberries (Moracae), hemp and hops (Cannabaceae),stinging nettles (Urticaceae), aquatic, mosslike herbs (Podostemonaceae),macadamias (Proteaceae), sandalwoods (Santalaceae), olax (Olacaceae), opilia(Opiliaceae), mistletoes (Loranthaceae, Viscaceae ), other parasitic plants(Rafflesiaceae, Balanophoraceae), pipe vines and wild gingers
(Aristolochiaceae), knotweeds, buckwheats, docks, and rhubarbs (Polygonaceae),
beet, spinach, and goosefoots (Chenopodiaceae), amaranths (Amaranthaceae),
four-o’clock (Nyctaginaceae), pokeweed (Phytolaccaceae), living stones
(Aizoaceae), mollugo (Molluginaceae), purslane (Portulacaceae), and basella
(Basellaceae).

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (06) SIX, Caryophyllaceae through Lardizabalaceae

Volume 6 treats the pink (Caryophyllaceae), lotus (Nelumbonaceae), water lily (Nymphaeaceae), fanwort (Cabombaceae), hornwort (Ceratophyllaceae), euptelea (Eupteleaceae), trochodendron (Trochodendraceae), tetracentron (Tetracentraceae), katsura (Cercidiphyllaceae), peony (Paeoniaceae), buttercup (Ranunculaceae), circaeaster (Circaeasteraceae), and lardizabala (Lardizabalaceae) families, represented in China by 1,382 species.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (09) NINE, Pittosporaceae through Connaraceae

The families treated in volume 9 are pittosporum (Pittosporaceae), witch hazel (Hamamelidaceae), eucommia (Eucommiaceae), rose (Rosaceae), plane or sycamore (Platanaceae), and connarus (Connaraceae), represented in China by some 1050 species.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (24) TWENTY-FOUR, Flagellariaceae through Marantaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 24, which was published in 2000 and includes representatives of the Flagellariaceae, Restionaceae, Centrolepidaceae, Xyridaceae, Eriocaulaceae, Bromeliaceae, Commelinaceae, Pontederiaceae, Philydraceae, Juncaceae, Stemonaceae, Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae, Taccaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Iridaceae, Musaceae, Lowiaceae, Costaceae, Zingiberaceae, Cannaceae, and Marantaceae.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (06) SIX, Caryophyllaceae through Lardizabalaceae

This volume, the companion of the text volume published in 2000, contains illustrations of plants from the Caryophyllaceae, Nelumbonaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Cabombaceae, Ceratophyllaceae, Eupteleaceae, Trochodendraceae, Tetracentraceae, Cercidiphyllaceae, Paeoniaceae, Ranunculaceae, Circaeasteraceae, and Lardizabalaceae.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (08) EIGHT, Brassicaceae through Saxifragaceae

This volume accompanies the Flora of China text volume 8 and includes representatives of the mustard (Brassicaceae), mignonette (Resedaceae), horse-radish tree (Moringaceae), bretschneidera (Bretschneideraceae), pitcher-plant (Nepenthaceae), sundew (Droseraceae), stonecrop (Crassulaceae), and saxifrage (Saxifragaceae) families. 151 genera with 1,204 species are represented in China by these eight families of flowering plants.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (14) FOURTEEN, Apiaceae through Ericaceae

Flora of China, Volume 14, Apiaceae through Ericaceae

Volume 14 describes the following plant families. Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae), containing a number of vegetables and herbs that are essential to the worlds cuisines such as anise, carrot, celery, cilantro or coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, and parsley, as well as several species used in traditional Chinese medicine. Clethraceae, the Lily of the Valley Tree family. Cornaceae (and the related Garryaceae, Helwingiaceae, Mastixiaceae, and Toricelliaceae), including the lovely white blossomed dogwood trees. Diapensiaceae, a family of herbs and ornamental shrubs. Ericaceae, the heath family, encompassing the glorious rhododendrons and azaleas, as well as cranberries and bilberries.

This volume contains a color frontispiece depicting Rhodendron leptocladon.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (12) TWELVE, Hippocastanaceae through Theaceae

Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (12) TWELVE, Hippocastanaceae through Theaceae

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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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (13) THIRTEEN, Clusiaceae through Araliaceae

Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (13) THIRTEEN, Clusiaceae through Araliaceae

Volume 13 of the illustrations series is devoted to 33 plant families, a number of which are of horticultural or agricultural importance or are otherwise distinctive: Violaceae, with its white, purple, and yellow violets; Passifloraceae, the passion flower family; Caricaceae, of which the genus Carica furnishes us with the papaya fruit; Begoniaceae, with Begonia, noted for its ornamental flowers and foliage; Cactaceae, featuring the Cactus genus; Thymelaeaceae, including the ornamental shrubs Daphne, and Edgeworthia used for the manufacture of paper and medicines; Trapaceae, the water chestnuts; Nyssaceae, containing the genus Camptotheca, source of the anticancer drug camptothecin, and Davidia, the dove tree, which naturally occurs only in China; Onagraceae, including evening primrose and Epilobium or willowherb; and Araliaceae, containing the ivies as well as Panax or ginseng.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (14) FOURTEEN, Apiaceae through Ericaceae

This volume accompanies text volume 14, published in 2005. Included are representatives of Apiaceae, or Umbelliferae, which contain a number of vegetables and herbs that are essential to world cuisines such as anise, carrot, celery, cilantro or coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, and parsley. Also represented are several species used in traditional Chinese medicine such as Clethraceae (the Lily of the Valley Tree family), Cornaceae (and the related Garryaceae, Helwingiaceae, Mastixiaceae, and Toricelliaceae), including the lovely white blossomed dogwood trees, and Diapensiaceae, a family of herbs and ornamental shrubs. Ericaceae, the heath family, encompassing the glorious rhododendrons and azaleas, as well as cranberries and bilberries is represented.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (07) SEVEN, Menispermaceae through Capparaceae

The Chinese flora, with an estimated 31,000 species, is of immense scientific and horticultural importance. Noteworthy, too, is Chinese traditional medicine, which is based on the remarkable plant resources of the country. Descriptions and identification keys for this diverse flora, until now unavailable in English, have been published over the past 16 years in the Flora of China, in conjunction with a separate series, the Flora of China Illustrations. Thirty three of the total of 48 text and illustration volumes have already been published, thanks to an unprecedented and long standing collaboration between Western and Chinese scientists.

Volume 7 of the illustrations series is devoted to 11 plant families; many of them have economic and horticultural importance, and almost all of them are sources of medicine. Menispermaceae provide medicines, including the drug curare, and rattan; Illiciaceae are used for timber, ornamental plants, medicine, culinary spices, and perfume; Schisandraceae are known for their ornamental plants, medicine, fruit, fibers for rope, and volatile oils; Magnoliaceae supply medicine and ornamental plants; Calycanthaceae are used for horticulture, medicine, and tea; Myristicaceae are known for nutmeg and mace, fat used for candle making and industry, and medicine; Lauraceae provide cinnamon, bay leaves, camphor, medicine, timber, fruits, and oil used for perfumes; Hernandiaceae are used for timber and medicine; Papaveraceae supply medicine, including opium, edible seeds, oils used in soap manufacture, and ornamental poppy plants; Cleomaceae have horticultural and medicinal uses; and Capparaceae furnish us with capers and garden plants.

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Flora of China ILLUSTRATIONS, Volume (09) NINE, Pittosporaceae through Connaraceae

Flora of China Illustrations, Volume 9, companion to the text volume in its own 25 volume series, contains illustrations of mouth-watering fruits and gorgeous, fragrant blossoms, many of them favorites in gardens throughout the world. The plant families presented here are: Pittosporaceae: ornamentals (Pittosporum); Hamamelidaceae: ornamentals (Corylopsis, Hamamelis; or witch hazel, Liquidambar or sweet gum); Eucommiaceae: (Eucommia); Platanaceae: plane or sycamore tree (Platanus); apples (Malus); almonds, nectarines, and peaches (Amygdalus); apricots (Armeniaca); blackberries and raspberries (Rubus); cherries (Cerasus); loquats (Eriobotrya); pears (Pyrus); plums (Prunus); quinces (Cydonia); roses (Rosa); strawberries (Fragaria); and many cultivated ornamental shrubs and herbs (e.g., Amelanchier, Chaenomeles, Cotoneaster, Potentilla, Sorbus, Spiraea); Connaraceae: timbers and local medicines (Connarus, Rourea). -Published July 2004.

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (11) ELEVEN, Oxalidaceae through Aceraceae

Flora of China, TEXT Volume (11) ELEVEN, Oxalidaceae through Aceraceae

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Flora of China, TEXT Volume (13) THIRTEEN, Clusiaceae through Araliaceae

Flora of China Text Volume 13, Clusiaceae through Araliaceae

Among the 33 plant families described in this volume are Clusiaceae, the mangosteen and St. John’s-wort family, harvested for its wood, resin, fruits, seeds, and horticultural and medical uses; Dipterocarpaceae, major canopy trees of lowland tropical forests; Tamaricaceae or tamarisk family; Violaceae, the violets and pansies; Flacourtiaceae, source of chaulmoogric oil, used to treat leprosy; Passifloraceae, the passion flower family; Begoniaceae, 141 of its ornamental begonias naturally occurring only in China; Thymelaeaceae, including the ornamental shrubs Daphne and Edgeworthia used for the manufacture of paper and medicines; Elaeagnaceae, oleaster and buckthorn family, with its fruit trees and ornamental shrubs; Lythraceae, including purple loosestrife and the ornamental crepe myrtles; Trapaceae, the water chestnuts; Rhizophoraceae or mangrove family; Nyssaceae, containing the genus Camptotheca, source of the anticancer drug camptothecin, and Davidia, the dove tree, which naturally occurs only in China; Combretaceae, with shrubs, vines, and trees of ornamental and medical use; Myrtaceae, including eucalyptus and fruit trees; Melastomataceae, of value in medicine and horticulture; Onagraceae, including willowherbs and evening primrose, used in medicine as well as for ornament; and Araliaceae, with several economically important Chinese genera, notably, Panax or ginseng.

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