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GENUS CYCLAMEN By Christopher Grey-Wilson

GENUS CYCLAMEN by Christopher Grey-Wilson

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An account of the 19 species of the genus cyclamen, which belongs to the primrose family. The work gives details of the history of the genus, along with cultural information, stating that with the right selection of species it is possible to have cyclamen in flower almost throughout the year.

GENUS CYCLAMEN Summary

GENUS CYCLAMEN by Christopher Grey-Wilson

This guide in this series of botanical monographs aims to provide a comprehensive account of the 19 species of the genus cyclamen. The genus cyclamen comprises of a group of very distinct species native to parts of Europe and western Asia, as well as North Africa. It belongs to the primrose family, the primulaceae, and although the flowers bear some resemblance to other genera in the family, especially dodecatheon and soldanella, cyclamen has no obvious affinities and holds a rather isolated position. The book gives details of the history and full cultural information of the genus, stating that with the right selection of species it is possible to have cyclamen in flower almost throughout the year. The study is aimed at botanists and keen gardeners.

Table of Contents

History of the genus; cyclamen as a genus; botanical characters; pollination and compatibility; aberrant forms; cytology of the genus; conservation; cultivation; growing cyclamen under glass; propagation; pests and diseases; classification of the genus; taxonomic treatment; description of the genus cyclamen; key to the species; hybrids.

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GOR001704125
9780747012214
0747012210
GENUS CYCLAMEN by Christopher Grey-Wilson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
1991-05-01
160
N/A
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