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The Mountain Flora of Greece Volume 1 (2-volume Set)

Flora / Fauna

Series: The Mountain Flora of Greece Volume: 1

Edited By: Arne Strid

822 pages, 2-volume set, 50 b/w line drawings

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Mar 2010 | #184128 | ISBN-13: 9780521127240
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Hardback | Apr 1986 | #1478 | ISBN: 0521257379
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About this book

The Greek mountain region is well known amongst botanists for its rich flora and high proportion of endemic species. This is a hugely welcome reprint of the first part of a classic flora, produced by a team of some twenty-five botanists from several European countries. For each species the following information is given: name and bibliographic reference; notes on nomenclature and typification; synonymy; description; ecology and flowering time; distribution (within the area and more generally); chromosome number; discussion of affinities and special features. Dichotomous keys to taxa at all levels are provided and 50 (mostly full-page) illustrations are included.

Reissue of a book first published in 1986.


Contents

Part I: Introduction; 1. Key to families; 2. Vascular cryptogams; 3. Gymnospermae; 4. Angiospermae; References; Index to scientific names; Index to mountain names; New taxa and new combinations in this volume; Part II: Introduction; 5. Angiospermae; References; Index to scientific names; Index to mountain names; New taxa and new combinations in this volume.


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