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The Ferns (Filicales)
Treated Comparatively with a View to their Natural Classification

Volume 2. The Eusporangiatae and Other Relatively Primitive Ferns

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  • Date Published: October 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108013178

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  • Frederick Orpen Bower (1855–1948) was a renowned botanist best known for his research on the origins and evolution of ferns. Appointed Regius Professor of Botany at the University of Glasgow in 1885, he became a leading figure in the development of modern botany and the emerging field of paleobotany, devising the interpolation theory of the life cycle in land plants. First published between 1923 and 1928 as part of the Cambridge Botanical Handbook series, The Ferns was the first systematic classification of ferns according to anatomical, morphological and developmental features. In this three-volume work Bower analyses the major areas of comparison between different species, describes primitive and fossil ferns and compares these species to present-day fern species, providing a comprehensive description of the order. Volume 2 describes, analyses and classifies primitive and fossil ferns.

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    • Date Published: October 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108013178
    • length: 360 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 20 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • contains: 3 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction to Volume 2
    18. Coenopteridaceae
    19. Ophioglossaceae
    20. Marattiaceae
    21. Osmundaceae
    22. Schizaeaceae
    23. Marsileaceae
    24. Gleicheniaceae
    25. Matoniaceae
    26. A general review of the Simplices
    27. Hymenophyllaceae
    28. Loxsomaceae
    29. Dicksoniaceae (I, II)
    30. Dicksoniaceae (III)
    31. Plagiogyriaceae
    32. Protocyatheaceae
    33. Cyatheaceae (excl. Dicksonieae)
    34. Dipteridaceae
    35. General review of the primitive ferns
    Index.

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    F. O. Bower

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