Consisting of 30 genera and 133 species, this is the only Gymnosperm family with world-wide distribution. All species are described with information on nomenclature, types, distribution, ecology, conservation, cited specimens, taxonomic notes and distribution maps. Introductory chapters deal with history, morphology and anatomy, phylogeny and evolution, and distribution. The author's beautiful full-page line drawings, of every species, are superbly reproduced, and a particular feature of this book, making it a work of art to be treasured by the botanic bibliophile.
320x220mm. 648pp. Numerous line drawings. Hardback; with dust-jacket.
Publisher: - Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - more
Code: - ISBN: 9781842460689
Year: - 2005
Authors: - Farjon, A.