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Intermountain Flora: Volume 2, Part A: Subclasses Magnoliidae - Caryophyllideae

Flora / Fauna

Series: Intermountain Flora Volume: 2A

By: Noel H Holmgren (Author), Patricia K Holmgren (Author), James L Reveal (Author), Daniel E Atha (Author), Richard Spellenberg (Author), Arthur H Holmgren (Author), Wendy C Hodgson (Author), Andrew M Salywon (Author), Donald J Pinkava (Author), Charles Butterworth (Author), Marc A Baker (Author)

731 pages, b/w line drawings

New York Botanical Garden Press

Hardback | Mar 2012 | #136882 | ISBN-13: 9780893275204
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NHBS Price: £195.00 $239/€218 approx

About this book

Volume 2, Part A, of Intermountain Flora, treating Cronquist’s subclasses Magnoliidae, Hamamelididae, and Caryophyllidae, concludes the taxonomic treatments for the series.

Treated in this, the eighth part, are 31 families, 147 genera, 611 species, and 301 varieties. Included in this volume are the large families: Papaveraceae, Ranunculaceae, Polygonaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Amaranthaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Montiaceae, Cactaceae; and smaller families: Nymphaeaceae, Saururaceae, Magnoliaceae, Ceratophyllaceae, Fumariaceae, Berberidaceae, Platanaceae, Altingiaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Cercidiphyllaceae, Ulmaceae, Cannabaceae, Moraceae, Urticaceae, Fagaceae, Juglandaceae, Betulaceae, Plumbaginacaeae, Aizoaceae, Sarcobataceae, Molluginaceae, and Portulacaceae.

All species are illustrated with line drawings. The largest genera are Eriogonum (121 species), Atriplex (32 species), Ranunculus (30 species), Silene (21 species), Chenopodium (18 species), Rumex (15 species), Polygonum (15 species), Amaranthus (15 species), and Aquilegia (13 species).

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