Camellias of China is a pictorial album depicting the charms of ancient camellia trees and flowers growing in China today. Many of the camellias in this book are rare and precious species which have had a great influence on the international flower field and which have been cultivated and planted in many countries. There are 173 photographs of over 100 different kinds of camellias contained in this book, and each has an explanation about its nature, location and environment. The album provides valuable data for those engaged in the study of plants and flowers. It is not only academic but also highly readable and enjoyable.