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Flowering Plant Families of the World

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Synopsis:

The definitive reference on flowering plants, thoroughly revised.

The widely acclaimed Flowering Plants of the World, the original edition of this book, has never been surpassed in its depth and scope. Written by a team of internationally recognized authorities, this thoroughly updated edition provides the latest information and solidifies the book's position as the definitive guide on the subject.

At the core of the book are the comprehensive entries on 504 flowering plant families. Each entry describes distribution, anatomy, habitat, classification and commercial uses. The enormous wealth of newly available taxonomic information, found throughout the pages of Flowering Plant Families of the World, will interest every botanist.

Along with hundreds of beautiful, meticulously detailed artworks, the book features: A complete introductory section about flowering plantsDistribution maps and quick-reference panelsAn extensive illustrated glossary of specialist termsA comprehensive index with plant names in Latin and English.

The book's specially commissioned botanical illustrations by professional artists are remarkable for both their beauty and their scientific accuracy.

This definitive book, now completely updated, will remain a key reference for gardeners, botanists and plant professionals worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554072064
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Flowers
Author:
Heywood, V. H.
Author:
Brummit, R. K.
Author:
Culham, A.
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Angiosperms
Subject:
Flowers -- Identification.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Angiosperm - Identification
Subject:
Plants - Flowers
Subject:
Botany-General
Edition Description:
Revised and Rev
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
12.51x9.43x1.40 in. 5.10 lbs.

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Product details 424 pages Firefly Books - English 9781554072064 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The definitive reference on flowering plants, thoroughly revised.

The widely acclaimed Flowering Plants of the World, the original edition of this book, has never been surpassed in its depth and scope. Written by a team of internationally recognized authorities, this thoroughly updated edition provides the latest information and solidifies the book's position as the definitive guide on the subject.

At the core of the book are the comprehensive entries on 504 flowering plant families. Each entry describes distribution, anatomy, habitat, classification and commercial uses. The enormous wealth of newly available taxonomic information, found throughout the pages of Flowering Plant Families of the World, will interest every botanist.

Along with hundreds of beautiful, meticulously detailed artworks, the book features: A complete introductory section about flowering plantsDistribution maps and quick-reference panelsAn extensive illustrated glossary of specialist termsA comprehensive index with plant names in Latin and English.

The book's specially commissioned botanical illustrations by professional artists are remarkable for both their beauty and their scientific accuracy.

This definitive book, now completely updated, will remain a key reference for gardeners, botanists and plant professionals worldwide.

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