Codonopsis and its allied genera, are a group of plants which are important in economy and horticulture. A Monograph of Codonopsis and Allied Genera (Campanulaceae s. str.) offers its audience comprehensive knowledge of these plants including palynology, cytology, population biology, morphological description, geographical distribution with vouchers cited, excellent ink illustrations, and color photos, and keys to genera and to species.
This excellent work will facilitate identification of relevant plants, use of plant resources, assessment of endangered states, the development of conservation strategies, and will promote systematic and evolutionary research of this group.
- Provides comprehensive descriptions and classifications of Codonopsis and allied genera
- Richly illustrated with line drawings and high-quality color photographs
- Delineates and clarifies the relationships of Codonopsis and its allied groups based on the analyses using data from external morphology, pollen morphology, chromosomes, and molecular biology