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Flora of China, Volume 5: Ulmaceae through Basellaceae
Flora of China, Volume 5: Ulmaceae through Basellaceae

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ISBN: 9781930723276


Description Author(s)/Illustrator(s)
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

To find out more about the Flora of China project, visit the website at flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publication Information
  • Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden Press
    Publication Date: 2003
    ISBN: 9781930723276
    Format: Hardcover
    Pages: 506
    Illustrated: No