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Hong Kong Book Fair 2016
19-Jul-2016


Flora of Hong Kong (Chinese Version) Volume One, published by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, will be on sale during 20-26 July 2016 in the "Hong Kong Book Fair 2016" at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
 
Flora of Hong Kong(Chinese Version), which describes the seed plants (Gymnosperms and Angiosperms) occurring in Hong Kong systematically, will be published in four volumes. This Chinese version is compiled based on the Flora of Hong Kong but making references to the latest botanical literature and specimens kept in the Hong Kong Herbarium.
 
Volume One covers 10 families in Gymnosperms and 76 families of Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons) in Angiosperms. The Flora provides additional terminology descriptions in some families with more botanical drawings and upgraded colour photographs with higher resolution. Besides including identification keys and information of the distribution, ecology, etc., scientific names of plant species are amended and new species as well as new distribution records are also added in this Flora.
 
During the “Hong Kong Book Fair 2016”, a special 25% discount will be offered for purchasing of this book and other books published by the AFCD at the booth of the Information Services Department in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. (Available while stock lasts)

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