185 pages, b/w photos, 12 b/w illustrations, b/w maps
This is a reprint edition of the book first published in 1994 (ISBN 0113100477).
Flora of the Outer Hebrides is the first comprehensive publication to describe the flowering plants and ferns of the Outer Hebrides, comprising over 700 species. Introductory chapters cover the climate, geography, geology, soils, vegetation and botanical history of the area. Every effort has been made to give Gaelic names for plants, and a chapter is devoted to Gaelic plant folklore.
- Introduction to the Flora of the Outer Hebrides
- The Geography of the Outer Hebrides
- The Geology of the Outer Hebrides
- The Geomorphology and Soils of the Outer Hebrides
- Climate and Vegetation of the Outer Hebrides
- Floristic and Vegetational History of the Outer Hebrides
- The Vegetation of the Outer Hebrides
- The History of Botany in the Outer Hebrides
- Plant Lore in Gaelic Scotland
- The Flora
- List of SSSIs and NNRs
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R.J. Pankhurst is head of the taxonomic computing section at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. He is an expert in computer databases and identification programs for plants. He is also a keen member of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and used to be a curator of the British flowering plant section at The Natural History Museum, London.
J.M. Mullin (1947-1999) was an applied ecologist with the environmental and engineering consultants Travers Morgan. He was an expert in the identification of British wild plants and was a keen member of the Botanical Society of the British Isles. He used to work on the flora of the British Isles at The Natural History Museum, London.