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Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean

Field / Identification Guide
By: Peter Schönfelder(Author), Ingrid Schönfelder(Author)
318 pages, 870 colour photos, b/w distribution maps
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About this book

Please note: not to be confused with the 2008 book by Grey-Wilson & Blamey by the same title.

The plant world of the Mediterranean region is remarkable for its great diversity of species and forms. This user-friendly pocket nature guide is organized by colour to help identify over 500 commonly seen flowers, shrubs, trees, grasses and ferns. Detailed descriptions give the common and scientific names as well as the flowering time. They also provide information on characteristic features, occurrence and distribution. As an extra at-a-glance aid over 45 eye-catching ornamental plants are featured on the flaps. Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean covers every country with a Mediterranean coastline, including France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria and Morocco.

Contents

Introduction   6
Guidelines for using this book   7
Identification example   9
The most important plant communities   10
Botanical terminology   14
Identification key   18

White flowers   18
Yellow flowers   66
Red or brown flowers   152
Blue flowers   214
Green or inconspicuous flowers   252

Bibliography   304
Index   305
Copyright information   318

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Biography

Ingrid and Peter Schönfelder are a husband-and-wife team: Ingrid studied pharmacy and Peter biology and geography. Peter Schönfelder lectures in botany at the University of Regensburg in Germany.

Field / Identification Guide
By: Peter Schönfelder(Author), Ingrid Schönfelder(Author)
318 pages, 870 colour photos, b/w distribution maps
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