This is the second part of the three-volume set Peonies of the World, a comprehensive taxonomic revision of the genus Paeonia. Based on Hong De-Yuan’s extensive field work and supported by the National Geographic Society, this book contains 356 color photographs taken from natural sites covering all peony species and subspecies, accompanied by descriptions of morphology and distribution. Peonies of the World will be the definitive guide to the species for growers, gardeners, and collectors.
|Publisher:||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew|
|Series:||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Peonies of the World Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Hong De-Yuan is professor in the state key laboratory of systematic and evolutionary botany at the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. He is also chair of the life science division at the National Natural Science Foundation of China and dean of the School of Life Science, Zhejiang University.
Table of Contents
Key to Species
Illustrated Descriptions of Taxa
I. Sect. Moutan DC.
II. Sect. Onaepia Lindl.
III. Sect. Paeonia
Index to Botanical Names and Synonyms