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The Caucasus and its Flowers

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: Vojtěch Holubec(Author), Pavel Křivka(Author), Klára Holubcová(Illustrator)

390 pages, 500+ colour photos, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps

Loxia Publishing House

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #164277 | ISBN: 8090254136
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About this book

Language: English

This is the first flora of this region to be published in English. It contains stunning photographs and maps; a history of botanical exploration; orography and Geology of the Caucasus; climate information; plant descriptions of 509 species; and an index of plant names.

The flora of the Caucasus has been described in detail several times during the last 200 years – probably no one other territory in the world has had so many written floras as the Caucasus. All these Caucasian floras, however, have one common feature: they have no, or only a few illustrations. Up to now, no photographic picture book on the Caucasian flora has been published and The Caucasus and its Flowers is an attempt to fill this gap.

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