A detailed account of a journey through Western China by a plant collector who spent much of his career there.Lady Banksa#39;s rose was particularly abundant, with stems 2 feet round, festooning trees 40 to 50 feet tall. ... Soon after starting we made a precipitous ascent of 1000 feet and crossed what is probably the water-shed of the Suiting and Sanhuei Rivers. ... After traversing this wild and interesting ravine for several hours we made a steep ascent to the top of the cliffs, and on the way up discovered spontaneous ... chiefly rice, with THE ANCIENT KINGDOM OF PA 89 9781108030458_0171.tif.
|Title||:||A Naturalist in Western China with Vasculum, Camera and Gun|
|Author||:||Ernest Henry Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2011-07-07|