Pocket Guide to Rhododendron Species - Based on the Descriptions of H.H. Davidian - Hardcover
Pocket Guide to Rhododendron Species is a user friendly, practical guidebook designed for use in the field. It highlights the most important morphological features relevant to the recognition and identification of virtually every rhododendron species currently in cultivation. At the heart of the book are over 700 colour photographs, used to illustrate every aspect of the plants, and succinct descriptions which include flower colour and flowering time, habit, height, performance and, critically, leaf characteristics to aid identification even when plants are not in bloom. The book uses fully modern taxonomic descriptions of the genus. A perfect companion whether you are touring a botanical garden or trekking in the remote Himalayas. With over 700 colour photographs.
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"This is a most interesting book, as it will be very useful both to the rhododendron expert as well as anyone who is just beginning to get 'hooked' by the genus Rhododendron."--Glen Jamieson, Journal of the American Rhododendron Society--Journal of the American Rhododendron Society
About the Author:
J. F. McQuire is a renowned amateur grower who has studied and photographed rhododendrons for thirty-five years. The late M. L. A. Robinson was chairman of the Royal Horticultural Society's Rhododendron, Camellia, and Magnolia Group.
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- PublisherRoyal Botanic Gardens
- Publication date2009
- ISBN 10 1842461486
- ISBN 13 9781842461488
- Number of pages704