The Genus Lachenalia - a Botanical Magazine Monograph

By: DUNCAN, Graham

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Illustrated with 39 fine botanical watercolours, over 280 colour photographs, large thick 8vo pp xvi, 479, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Only one thousand copies have been produced. [This is the first complete and illustrated monograph of the genus Lachenalia, a horticulturally important and botanically diverse plant group. Lachenalia ranks with Gladiolus as one of the two most popular genera of South African bulbous plants worldwide, and next to Ornithogalum is the second-largest member of the family Hyacinthaceae in southern Africa. All species are described, classified and illustrated, with detailed text on history, morphology, phylogeny, phytogeography, pollination biology, cultivation and propagation. This book includes many highly attractive species which have never been illustrated in colour before, with 11 new taxa, ten of which are new species.] N.B. Weighs 2 kilos when wrapped - extra shipping will be required.

Title: The Genus Lachenalia - a Botanical Magazine Monograph

Author Name: DUNCAN, Graham

Categories: Botanical/horticultural Monographs, Botanical Illustration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2012

ISBN Number: 1842463829

ISBN Number 13: 9781842463826

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 007624

Keywords: BULBS.BULBOUS.PLANTS.SOUTH.AFRICA.AFRICAN.BOTANICAL/HORTICULTURAL MONOGRAPHS. BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION.