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Fathers of Botany: The Discovery of Chinese Plants by European Missionaries

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Many of the world's most renowned and exciting ornamental plants-including magnolias, roses, rhododendrons, tree peonies, lilies, and blue poppies-have their origins in China. In the mid-nineteenth century, professional plant hunters were dispatched by nurseries and botanic gardens to collect living botanical specimens from China for cultivation in Europe, and it is these adventurers and nurserymen who are often credited with the explosive bloom of Chinese flowers in the West. But as Jane Kilpatrick shows in Fathers of ...

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Fathers of Botany: The Discovery of Chinese Plants by European Missionaries 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226206707

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Fathers of Botany: The discovery of Chinese plants by European missionaries 2014, Kew Publishing, Richmond, Surrey

ISBN-13: 9781842465141

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