4. Organization and Timetables:
4.1 The 25 volumes of Flora of China will be published over a period of about 15 years. Preparation of manuscripts and input of plant data into a database program will take place concurrently.
4.2 It is anticipated that approximately two years will be needed for editing, revision, and review of the first draft of each volume and another year for publication. An average of two volumes will be published each year.