Beijing, China Ocean Press; Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1985. Large 8vo (25.5 x 19.7 cm). [x], 313 pp.; 67 plates. Original green, pictorial, laminated boards. Gilt title on spine and front board.
A well-illustrated work. Many species have a broad distribution, some have a worldwide occurrence. Written by the Chinese botanists Jin Dexiang, Cheng Zhaodi, Lin Junmin and Liu Shicheng. Contains keys to the species; a large index of species and reference works. All text in English. Surprisingly rare. Dedication written on the front free endpaper recto; otherwise in near fine condition - no library markings at all. A very good copy.