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Flora d'Italia [Flora of Italy], Volume 3

Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Sandro Pignatti(Author)
1287 pages, b/w photos, b/w line drawings, b/w maps
Flora d'Italia [Flora of Italy], Volume 3
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  • Flora d'Italia [Flora of Italy], Volume 3 ISBN: 9788850652440 Edition: 2 Hardback Apr 2018 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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Language: Italian

A full 35 years after publication of the first edition, the second edition of Flora d'Italia consists of four printed volumes by Sandro Pignatti and a brand new digital flora by Riccardo Guarino and Marco La Rosa with more than 90,000 colour images Organized in a multi-criteria recognition system, including 88,000 photos of Italian flora and explanatory tables, this will be attached to the fourth volume of the work.

This third volume covers the Asteridae, starting from the Cornaceae, passing through important families such as the Ericaceae, Rubiaceae, Gentianaceae, Boraginaceae, Lamiaceae, Scrophulariaceae s.l., Solanaceae, Apiaceae, Campanulaceae, to end with the full family of Asteraceae, represented by as many as 161 genera with almost a thousand species.

Systematic ordering follows the hierarchy of Superfamilies, Families, Genera, Species, Subspecies, down to varieties and forms of the same species, each described in the smallest details. Each species is also illustrated by a drawing highlighting the diagnostic details.

Summary in Italian:
Dopo 35 anni dalla prima, vede la luce la seconda edizione di Flora d’Italia che si compone oggi di quattro volumi cartacei di Sandro Pignatti e di una nuovissima Flora digitale realizzata da Riccardo Guarino e Marco La Rosa, con più di 90.000 immagini a colori organizzate in un sistema di riconoscimento a criterio multiplo, comprendente 88.000 foto di flora italiana e tavole esplicative, che sarà allegata al quarto volume dell’opera.

In questo terzo volume si prendono in considerazione le Asteridi, Euasteridi, a partire dalle Cornaceae, passando per importanti famiglie come le Ericaceae, Rubiaceae, Gentia­naceae, Boraginaceae, Lamiaceae, Scrophulariaceae s.l., Solanaceae, Apiaceae, Campanu­laceae, per terminare con la corposa famiglia delle Asteraceae, rappresentata da ben 161 generi con quasi un migliaio di specie.

L’ordinamento sistematico si spinge, attraverso Superfamiglie, Famiglie, Generi, Specie, Sottospecie, sino alle varietà e alle forme di una stessa specie, ciascuna descritta nei minimi particolari. Ogni specie è inoltre illustrata da un disegno che ne evidenzia i particolari diagnostici.


- Cornaceae
- Balsaminaceae
- Polemoniaceae
- Ebenaceae
- Hydrangeaceae
- Theophrastaceae
- Primulaceae
- Myrsinaceae
- Ericacaee (incl. Pyrolaceae ed Empetraceae)
- Styracaceae
- Rubiaceae
- Gentianaceae
- Apocynaceae (incl. Asclepiadaceae)
- Boraginaceae
- Oleaceae
- Verbenaceae
- Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
- Linderniaceae
- Scrophulariaceae
- Orobanchacee
- Plantaginaceae
- Bignoniaceae
- Acanthaceae
- Pedaliaceae
- Phrymaceae
- Lentibulariaceae
- Convolvulaceae
- Solanaceae
- Aquifoliaceae
- Pittosporaceae
- Araliaceae
- Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
- Adoxaceae
- Caprifoliaceae
- Linnaeaceae
- Valerianaceae
- Dipsacaceae
- Campanulaceae
- Menyanthaceae
- Asteraceae (Compositae)

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Sandro Pignatti(Author)
1287 pages, b/w photos, b/w line drawings, b/w maps
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