Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 24 part 1 - devoted to the Kew Gardens Alpine Department


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 84, paperback, a very good copy of this double size issue. [Kit Strange contributes an areticle on Paul Furse and his plant collections at Kew; Richard Wilford writes on the history of the Alpine Houses; these authors, and others, then describe 12 choice plants - Bergenia emeinsis, Geranium glaberrinum, Linum doerfleri, Daphne wolongensis, Helichrysum arwei, Iris bloudowii, Iris narynensis, Fritillaria gussichae, Fritillaria karelinii, Fritillaria gibbosa, Pushkinia peshmenii and Polygonatum graminifolium. Each is illustrated with a fine botanical colour plate by Rodella purves, Joanna Langhorne, Deborah Lambkin, Christabel King and Gillian Barlow.]

Title: Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 24 part 1 - devoted to the Kew Gardens Alpine Department

Author Name: Ogisu, Mikinori; Rix, Martyn; Wilford, Richard; Strange, Kit; Brickell, Christopher; Hall, Tony; Zarrei, Mehdi.

Categories: Alpines, Garden History, Botanical Illustration, Planthunting,

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2007

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 009373

Keywords: alpines.