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Plants of Central Asia, Volume 13: Plumbaginaceae, Oleaceae, Buddlejaceae, Gentianaceae, Menyanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae

Flora / Fauna

Series: Plants of Central Asia Volume: 13

By: VI Grubov

149 pages, 4 plates, 5 maps

Science Publishers

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #157872 | ISBN-13: 9781578084210
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NHBS Price: £66.99 $85/€79 approx

About this book

This volume of the illustrated lists of flowering plants of Central Asia (within the People's Republics of China and Mongolia) treats leadwort (Plumbaginaceae), olive (Oleaceae), butterfly-bush (Buddlejaceae), gentian (Gentianaceae), buck-bean (Menyanthaceae), dogbane (Apocynaceae) and milkweed (Asclepiadaceae) families. The more abundant among these, leadworts (41 species) and gentians (111 species) play a significant role in the vegetative cover: the former in the desert territories and the latter in the high mountains. They are also of interest in the botanical-geographic context.

As in the preceding volumes, keys are provided for the identification of genera and species. References of nomenclature and information on ecology and geographic distribution are given for each species.


Contents

* Annotation; * Preface; * Taxonomy; Special abbreviations; Abbreviations of names of collectors; Abbreviations of names of herbaria; * Family 93: Plumbaginaceae Juss.; * Family 94: Oleaceae Hoffmgg. et Link; * Family 95: Buddlejaceae Wilh.; * Family 96: Gentianaceae Juss.; * Family 97: Menyanthaceae Dum.; * Family 98: Apocynaceae Juss.; * Family 99: Asclepiadaceae R. Br.; * Plates I - IV; * Maps of Plant Distribution Ranges 1-5; * Index of Latin Names of Plants; * Index of Plant Distribution Ranges; * Index of Plant Illustrations.

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