|Description:||Flora of China, Volume 14, Apiaceae through Ericaceae
Volume 14 describes the following plant families. Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae), containing a number of vegetables and herbs that are essential to the worlds cuisines such as anise, carrot, celery, cilantro or coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, and parsley, as well as several species used in traditional Chinese medicine. Clethraceae, the Lily of the Valley Tree family. Cornaceae (and the related Garryaceae, Helwingiaceae, Mastixiaceae, and Toricelliaceae), including the lovely white blossomed dogwood trees. Diapensiaceae, a family of herbs and ornamental shrubs. Ericaceae, the heath family, encompassing the glorious rhododendrons and azaleas, as well as cranberries and bilberries.
This volume contains a color frontispiece depicting Rhodendron leptocladon.
To find out more about the Flora of China project, visit the website at flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/.