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Dictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants

Edited By: Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Tahktajan and Peter H Raven

570 pages, no illustrations

Columbia University Press

Hardback | Jan 1996 | #36823 | ISBN: 0231078927
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Consulting Editor: Armen Tahktajan
Foreword by Dr Peter H Raven
A comprehensive listing of all currently accepted generic names of seed plants, including all synonyms found in the modern literature. Approximately 16,000 genera are discussed, with over 500 families treated separately. Each generic name entry includes geographical distribution, family, number of species, authority and year of publication. Each family name includes the family's order, number of genera and species, distribution, as well as any notes on the sub-families. A pioneering work following the system of Armen Tahktajan.

A ' must for the practicing taxonomists library.


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