Recent useful geophyte publications

Jane McGary
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 17:22:37 PST
Robin Attrill wrote,
>Three recent publications that contain some useful articles......
>The March 2003 AGS bulletin contains a very interesting article on
>Reticulata Iris hybrids with the emphasis on I. danfordiae x I. sophenensis.
>The same issue contins a useful article on pests, particularly Vine Weevil
>and Lily Beetle, and contains details of a host of excellent plants,
>including many bulbs/corms, that featured at AGS shows during 2002.

For info on joining the AGS, write to <>. They
accept dues payments by credit card. They have a large seed exchange and a
book service.

>Finally, a recent Kew monograph by W T Stearn on The Genus Epimedium (ISBN 1
>84246 039 0) also includes illustrated accounts of related geophytic
>berberidaceae, including Podophyllum, Bongardia, Gymnospermium and Leontice.
>A fine book that deserves a wide audience.

This book is distributed in North America by Timber Press.

Jane McGary

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