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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.

To find out more about the Flora of China project, visit the website at flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/

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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 (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 (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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