By: Taylor, Sir George, with notes on the cultivation of the introduced species by A.H.M. Cox
New Flora and Silva: 1934
Seller ID: 307
Binding: Hard covers, no dust jacket
Good, cover boards warped, sl. foxing of e.p.s not affecting main text or plates. Ill. with 29 monochrome photographs and 12 distribution maps; frontispiece from Parkinson showing Meconopsis cambrica, the type species of the genus. With a foreword by Sir William Wright-Smith, this is a very impressive monograph by a distinguished plant taxonomist who later became Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The genus is centred on the Himalayas and many of its species are highly sought after by gardeners. Treats hybrids as well as species, with maps of the Series and an index to botanical name... View More...