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Sedums of Europe: Stonecrops and Wallpeppers

By: Henk 't Hart

125 pages, Col illus, maps

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144284 | ISBN: 9058095940
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NHBS Price: £84.99 $108/€101 approx

About this book

Unique iconography of this native European succulent group, providing high-quality illustrations of all but 2 of Europe's native Sedum species. Detailed descriptions contain notes on distribution and ecology, and where necessary on relationships, as well as detailed distribution maps. Introductory chapters provide background information on the classification of the European Sedum species, as well as biogeographical notes on the author, and the artist, Dick JC Klees.


Contents

This volume contains valuable information about sedums, including a classification scheme, beautiful watercolor illustrations, short descriptions, and distribution maps. The book covers the unique iconography of this native European succulent group, providing high-quality illustrations of all but two of Europe's native Sedum species. Each entry includes a note indicating the series to which the species belongs, a standard English description, short distribution note, and additional notes comparing it to related species. Introductory chapters provide background information on the classification of the European sedum species as well as biogeographical notes on the author, and the artist.

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