Hardy Rhododendron Species

Hardy Rhododendron Species

A Guide to Identification

Book - 2005
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nonspecialists to an accurate identification."--BOOK JACKET.
including complete citation of existing illustrations and notes on the occurrence of wild-origin specimens in cultivation. Each description is followed by a rigorously tested, easy-to-use diagnostic key. Further diagnostic information is provided by beautiful photographs that include close-ups of flower and leaf, as well as microscope images of leaf surfaces. Completing this failsafe handbook are lists of individual diagnostic characteristics and unique gardener's keys that will lead even
"The result of decades of research at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this book provides the key to the accurate identification of the nearly 300 Rhododendron species widely in cultivation." "An extensive introduction places the work in context as it examines the history of Rhododendron classification and gives a full survey of plant structure. Species are then listed in systematic order, so that similar species occur close to each other in the text. These are fully described,
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2005
ISBN: 0881927236 (hardback)
1604694467 (pbk)
9781604694468 (pbk)
Branch Call Number: 635.93366 CUL
Characteristics: 496 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

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