The Genus Tulipa: Tulips of the World

The Genus Tulipa: Tulips of the World

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The Genus Tulipa: Tulips of the World

New to the Curtis's Botanical Magazine Monograph series, The Genus Tulipa is the most complete survey of tulip species to date. Each species is illustrated by a botanical painting by artist and author Diana Everett, with accompanying colour photographs of the plants in habitat and distribution maps. A source of visual delight, this book will appeal to gardeners, growers, botanists, students, academic libraries, botanical institutions, botanical art enthusiasts, and tulip enthusiasts.
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New to the Curtis's Botanical Magazine Monograph series, The Genus Tulipa is the most complete survey of tulip species to date. Each species is illustrated by a botanical painting by artist and author Diana Everett, with accompanying colour photographs of the plants in habitat and distribution maps. The high level of detail provided makes identification possible for the many species of tulips.

In addition, there are contributing chapters by Kew's experts. The chapter on tulip cultivation is provided by Richard Wilford, collections manager in the Hardy Display section at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. A taxonomic review is provided by Mike Fay, Head of Genetics, Jodrell Laboatory, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Additional material includes check lists of tulip species and their synonyms, as well as country by country; glossary with diagrams; information on nurseries selling tulips; and full bibliography. A source of visual delight, this book will appeal to gardeners, growers, botanists, students, academic libraries, botanical institutions, botanical art enthusiasts, and tulip enthusiasts.



'With Diana Everett’s The Genus Tulipa: Tulips of the World we now have a superb new survey, immaculately produced and jam-packed with the kind of up-to-date information that botanists and gardeners need.' John Page, The Alpine Gardener, March 2014



'The author paints glowing word pictures of the places wild tulips grow. She has assiduously provided detailed descriptions of the flowers themselves, with precise information on their distribution and flowering time.' Anna Pavord, The Plantsman, June 2014

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Additional Info

  1. Author: Diana Everett
  2. 448pp
  3. 244 x 182mm. 130 colour photographs, 30 botanical paintings, distribution maps. Hardback, with jacket
  4. ISBN 9781842464816
  5. Kew Publishing, 2013

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