Hong Kong Herbarium

Handbook of Hong Kong Plants

2015 Second Print (Revised Contents)



Handbook of Hong Kong Plants was compiled on the basis of the Flora of Hong Kong and it is a compilation of dichotomous keys to gymnosperms and angiosperms of Hong Kong plants based on plants' morphology and characteristics. It is a tool book for plant classification and identification which may meet the needs of researchers, teachers, horticulturists, conservationists and amateurs.

Handbook of Hong Kong Plants recorded 210 families, 1122 genera and 2541 species of native and commonly cultivated vascular plants in Hong Kong, with 2025 colour photos.


June 2013 First Print
May 2015 Second Print


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