This sixth volume of the Flora of Florida collection continues the definitive and comprehensive identification manual to the Sunshine State's 4,000 kinds of native and non-native ferns and fern allies, nonflowering seed plants, and flowering seed plants. Volume 6 contains the taxonomic treatments of 19 families of Florida's dicotyledons.
Florida has the third most diverse vascular plant flora of any state in the United States, and the Flora of Florida volumes include all indigenous and naturalized taxa currently known to occur within its borders. With keys to family, genus, and species, and with genera and species within each family arranged alphabetically for easy reference, these volumes are the standard reference for botanists, researchers, consultants, and students alike.
Richard P. Wunderlin is professor emeritus of biology at the University of South Florida. Bruce F. Hansen is curator emeritus of biology at the University of South Florida Herbarium. Together, Wunderlin and Hansen have coauthored Flora of Florida, Volumes 1–4, and Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida, third edition. Alan R. Franck is director and curator of the University of South Florida Herbarium. With Richard P. Wunderlin and Bruce F. Hansen, he is coauthor of Flora of Florida, Volumes 4–5, and the Atlas of Florida Plants website.