Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2009. Octavo, laminated boards, colour photographs.
Describes and illustrates over 1,000 species
Describes many species very rarely found in cultivation
The latest botanical revisions used and newly introduced species described
Full glossary of terms
Product of 35 years study, enthusiasm and experience
Highlights the most important morphological features relevant to the recognition and identification of virtually every rhododendron species currently in cultivation. At the heart of the book are over 700 colour photographs, used to illustrate every aspect of the plants, and succinct descriptions which include flower colour and flowering time, habit, height, performance and, critically, leaf characteristics to aid identification even when plants are not in bloom. The book uses fully modern taxonomic descriptions to the genus. A perfect companion whether you are touring a botanical garden or trekking in the remote Himalayas.
Price: $150.00 AU