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Fantastic Ferns of Dehradun and Mussoorie Hills

Field / Identification Guide

By: RS Rawat (Author)

182 pages, 150 colour photos

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #213367 | ISBN-13: 9788121108515
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About this book

Fantastic Ferns of Dehra Dun and Mussoorie Hills is intended for nature-loving passersby and tourists who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding the most vivid fern flora of the region (in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand). Fantastic Ferns of Dehradun and Mussoorie Hills will be of much use to nature lovers to know the beautiful and attractive ferns while loitering around the shady moist ravines moss covered wet rocks walls along the road sides and the forest margins.

It is richly illustrated with about 150 colour photographs of ferns, a few attractive rainy season flowers, non-ferns, and with other places of interest in Dehra Dun and Mussoorie. Illustration of sori of various species is also provided to help in easing the identification of the species with an extensive glossary of terms. Some other common fascinating flowers of raining seasons have also been described along with photographs.



1. Introduction
2. Ferns morphology
3. List of fern species
4. Illustrations of sori
5. Description of species: i. simple lamina. ii. Pinnate Lamina. iii. Pinnatifid Lamina. iv. Palmate lamina. v. Quadrifid lamina
6. Other fascinating flowers of rainy season
7. Glossary


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