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A Textbook of Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Paleobotany

By: AVSS Sambamurty

573 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Vedams Books International

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #195286 | ISBN: 8188237450
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NHBS Price: £50.50 $62/€57 approx

About this book

This book is amply illustrated with diagrams. Almost all important genera are discussed giving details of structure, anatomy, developmental stages of reproductive organs from different sections like Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. Paleobotany section deals with important fossil genera from pteridophytes and gymnosperms. Various comparisons of different genera are given in all sections. Experimental studies of bryophytes, pteridophytes and gymnosperms are discussed from recent literature.



I. Bryophytes
1. Introduction to bryophytes
2. Riccia, marchantia, pellia and porella
3. Anthoceros
4. Sphagnum, funaria, polytrichum, and pogonatum
5. General topics

II. Pteridophytes
6. Introduction and classification
7. Plant body in pteridophytes
8. Psilotum
9. Lycopodium, seleginella and isoetes
10. Equisetum
11. Ophioglossum, gleichenia, marsilea, pleopeltis, dryopteris, pteridium and pteris
12. General discussion and summary for ferns
13. General topics

III. Gymnosperms
14. Introduction and classification
15. Cycas
16. Pinus
17. Ephedra
18. Gnetum
19. Ginkgoales
20. Taxales
21. Welwitschiaceae
22. General topics

IV. Paleobotany
23. Paleobotany
24. Fossils: voltziales
25. Cordaites


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