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Flora Europaea

Volume 3. Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae

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  • Date Published: August 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521153683

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  • The Flora Europaea, originally published between 1964 and 1980, explores the synthesis of all the national and regional Floras of Europe. It is based on a critical review of existing literature and on studies on herbaria and in the field. It aims to be simple as well as authoritative, and should enable the reader to name as far as its subspecies any fern, conifer or flowering plant growing wild or wildly cultivated. The third of the volume covers the Dicotyledonous families from Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae, following the Engler system. Apart from keys and descriptions, information is given on geographical distribution and, where possible, on habitat preference and chromosome number. All names used in Floras or important monographs are cited in the text or index. The text, in English, uses a limited vocabulary, and there are glossaries of technical terms and Latin equivalents.

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    Review of the hardback: 'All botanists will welcome the continued rapid progress of the Flora … and we may all be pleased with the result.' Arthur Cronquist, Quarterly Review of Biology

    Review of the hardback: 'Flora Europaea is a triumph of international organisation and co-operation as well as a work of exceptionally high value and importance.' The Naturalist

    Review of the hardback: 'Cette grande entreprise internationale se poursuit de la façon la plus satisfaisante et la haute qualité de cet ouvrage de base, et déjà célèbre, continue à s'affirmer. La Flora Europaea constitue un monument de science et un exemple de collaboration internationale qui ne savraient se voir assez loués.' J. L. Monod, La Terre et La Vie

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    • Date Published: August 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521153683
    • length: 416 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 22 x 210 mm
    • weight: 0.99kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    The Flora Europaea organisation
    List of contributors
    Preface
    Introduction
    List of basic and standard floras
    Synopsis of families
    Key to families of angiospermae
    Explanatory notes on the text
    Text
    Appendices
    Index
    Maps.

  • Editors

    T. G. Tutin

    V. H. Heywood

    N. A. Burges

    D. M. Moore

    D. H. Valentine

    S. M. Walters

    D. A. Webb

    Assisted by

    P. W. Ball

    A. O. Chater

    R. A. DeFilipps

    I. K. Ferguson

    I. B. K. Richardson

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