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Handbook of North European Garden Plants: With Keys to Families and Genera

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: The European Garden Flora Volume: 9

Edited By: James Cullen

640 pages, 100 line illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 2001 | #119189 | ISBN: 052100411X
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Hardback | Jul 2001 | #119188 | ISBN: 0521651832
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About this book

Abridged version of 6 volume European Garden Flora, this handy single volume is a digest that considers familes and genera, but not species. It provides a means for the accurate identification of over 190 families and 2220 genera of flowering plants cultivated out-of-doors in gardens in north-west Europe and in other geographical regions with a similar climate, including parts of North America. A key to all the families is provided and, for each of the families, a key to the genera within it. Scientific descriptions of families and genera follow, including information on the number of constituent genera or species, and details of geographical distribution.

'! an excellent volume to keep within easy reach !'. Susyn Andrews, The Horticulturist 'This is a functional book ! There is an abundance of information providing users with a convenient means of accurate recognition.' Paul Wymer, Biologist ' ! an excellent book of its kind and will surely be snapped up by devotees.' Journal of Field Studies


List of illustrations; Introduction and acknowledgements; Keys and descriptions; Glossary; Index.

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James Cullen is Director of Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust. He has a wealth of horticultural experience, having spent 17 years as Deputy Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK and 24 years as chief editor of The European Garden Flora.

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