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Daffodils in Slovenia / Narcise v Sloveniji

Monograph
By: Nada Praprotnik(Author), Jože Bavcon(Author), Blanka Ravnjak(Author)
213 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations
Daffodils in Slovenia / Narcise v Sloveniji
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Language: Bilingual in English and Slovenian

This book describes the daffodil flora of Slovenia. Next to chapters dealing with their botany and descriptions of the varieties found in Slovenia, Daffodils in Slovenia also describes the history of their study, their ethnobotanical uses, and their significance to everyday Slovenian life.

Contents

Recenzion 1   11
Recenzion 2   13
Foreword   15
Botany   23
      Introduction   23
      Taxonomy of daffodils   25
      Intersection hybrids   31
History of Daffodil Study   33
      Genus history   33
      History of Narcissus poeticus group   43
      History of daffodils in Slovenia   51
      Daffodils in old herbarium collections   73
Daffodils in Slovenia   79
      Time of blooming   81
      Ecology   85
      Ecotypes and daffodils in Slovenia   95
      Daffodil anomalies   99
      Descriptions of new varieties   103
      Nature-protection perspective   111
Ethnobotany   121
      Slovenian onomatology   123
      Mythology and symbolism   135
      Daffodils in Slovenian folklore   141
      Golica   147
      Daffodils in Slovenian literature   151
      Daffodils in popular and hiking literature   155
Daffodils in Slovenian Everyday Life   161
      Daffodils in the Karavanks   161
      Poet’s daffodil preservation efforts in Jesenice   167
      Daffodils as symbols and products   171
      Daffodils in eastern Slovenia   177
      Daffodils in Karst and Slovenian Istria   183
      Daffodils in Kočevsko   185
      Daffodils of Lower Carniola   189
      Daffodils in surrounding areas   191
      Use of daffodils   193
Acknowledgements   197
References   198
Index   206
Index Images   209

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Monograph
By: Nada Praprotnik(Author), Jože Bavcon(Author), Blanka Ravnjak(Author)
213 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations
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