Ornamental Plants of East Margin of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau 1

( 青藏高原东缘野生观赏植物 上 )


The east margin of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, a geomorphologic terminology, usually indicates a region from Qingling Range to Honghe River, crossing territories of Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces. A number of high mountain ranges locate in this area. The surface of the region was cut through by torrential rivers, forming deep-cut valley landscape. Combined with vertical and regional variations of climate, flora here meets different environmental patterns. The natural vegetation is exuberant, covering a diversity of complex communities. Several hundreds species of ornamental flower plants with high decorative effect or economical value grow in the area.

In this book, 236 species of 62 families were described. For each speices, scientific name in Latin, color plates, distribution and value in utilization are introduced. Text in Chinese, with an English preface, an English index.

  • New Hardcover 22*29 cm, 288 pp.


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ISBN: 9787536462229
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Published: 2007

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