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Aquifoliaceae, Helwingiaceae, Campanulaceae, Lobeliaceae, Menyanthaceae

Aquifoliaceae, Helwingiaceae, Campanulaceae, Lobeliaceae, Menyanthaceae

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Part of Flora of the Pan-Himalaya

  • Editor: De-Yuan Hong, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science
  • Date Published: July 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107158979

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  • Volume 47 of the Flora of Pan-Himalaya covers five families (Aquifoliaceae, Helwingiaceae, Campanulaceae, Lobeliaceae, and Menyanthaceae), 18 genera, and 192 species, among which one genus (Himalacodon) and 80 species are endemic to the Pan-Himalaya. The nomenclatural novelties in the volume are four new species, one new subspecies, three new combinations, one new status, and 10 new synonyms. 48 lectotypes are newly designated. Eight expeditions were made to the Pan-Himalaya for field observations and collection of materials. The author and his team determined three new genera, Pseudocodon, Himalacodon and Pankycodon, and merged two genera, Campanumoea and Leptocodon, into Codonopsis. In addition to the five new taxa published in this volume, eight other new species (one in Ilex, seven in Codonopsis) are described.

    • A culmination of over ten years of work in collecting and identifying plants, many of which were previously unknown
    • Covers the whole Himalayan region
    • An indispensable resource for all those involved in plant conservation, biodiversity and taxonomy
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    • Date Published: July 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107158979
    • length: 308 pages
    • dimensions: 271 x 195 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.84kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Introduction
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Part I. Aquifoliaceae:
    1. Ilex
    Part II. Helwingiaceae:
    2. Helwingia
    Part III. Campanulaceae:
    3. Platycodon
    4. Cyclocodon
    5. Cyananthus
    6. Codonopsis
    7. Himalacodon
    8. Pankycodon
    9. Pseudocodon
    10. Wahlenbergia
    11. Campanula
    12. Asyneuma
    13. Adenophora
    14. Peracarpa
    15. Homocodon
    Part IV. Lobeliaceae:
    16. Lobelia
    Part V. Menyanthaceae:
    17. Menyanthes
    18. Nymphoides
    List of nomenclatural novelties published in this volume of the Flora of Pan-Himalaya
    Index to scientific names.

  • Editor

    De-Yuan Hong, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science
    De-Yuan Hong is a professor at the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science.

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