The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental flowering plants. Designed to meet the highest scientific standards, the vocabulary has nevertheless been kept as uncomplicated as possible so that the work is fully accessible to the informed gardener as well as to the professional botanist. This new edition has been thoroughly reorganised and revised, bringing it into line with modern taxonomic knowledge. Although European in name, the Flora covers plants cultivated in most areas of the United States and Canada as well as in non-tropical parts of Asia and Australasia. Volume 5 completes the series, and includes many important ornamental families, such as Labiatae, Solanaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Acanthaceae, Campanulaceae, and the largest family of Dicotyledons, the Compositae.RHS AaZ encyclopedia of garden plants, edn 2, 959 (2003). ... Corolla 6a12 mm, rarely to 1.4 cm, white to pale violet. ... comparison with authentically-named wild material (either live or in the herbarium) before this problem can be solved.
|Title||:||The European Garden Flora Flowering Plants|
|Author||:||James Cullen, Sabina G. Knees, H. Suzanne Cubey|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2011-08-11|