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Volume 8

Part 1

March

Welcome. In this issue of The Plantsman we lead with a major article by Roy Lancaster on new Chinese Mahonia in British cultivation – 14 species introduced since 1980 are discussed. We also hear about Darwin’s plant experiments, a new classification of Crocus, Holboellia (including some recently introduced species), plant hunting in Yunnan, and the future of peat in horticulture.
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MIKE GRANT, Editor

  • Plant Focus
  • New Chinese Mahonia in British cultivation ROY LANCASTER
  • U Chit Ko Ko: a Burmese botanist DAVID SAYERS
  • What future for peat in horticulture? PAUL ALEXANDER, NEIL BRAGG, ROGER MEADE, GEORGE PADELOPOULOS & OLLY
  • Holboellia in cultivation JULIAN SHAW
  • A new name for the Leyland cypress LAWRENCE SPRINGATE
  • Charles Darwin as a plantsman PETER AYRES
  • Plant hunting in Gaoligong SIMON CRUTCHLEY
  • A reassessment of Crocus based on molecular analysis BRIAN MATHEW, GITTE PETERSEN& OLE SEBURG
  • Philip Baulk – breeding collections to perfection PHILIP BAULK
  • Book Reviews

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