Guide to Standard Floras of the World

Guide to Standard Floras of the World

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This 2001 book provides a selective annotated bibliography of the principal floras and related works of inventory for vascular plants. The second edition was completely updated and expanded to take into account the substantial literature of the late twentieth century, and features a more fully developed review of the history of floristic documentation. The works covered are principally specialist publications such as floras, checklists, distribution atlases, systematic iconographies and enumerations or catalogues, although a relatively few more popularly oriented books are also included. The Guide is organised in ten geographical divisions, with these successively divided into regions and units, each of which is prefaced with a historical review of floristic studies. In addition to the bibliography, the book includes general chapters on botanical bibliography, the history of floras, and general principles and current trends, plus an appendix on bibliographic searching, a lexicon of serial abbreviations, and author and geographical indexes.Briefly descriptive manual-flora with keys to all taxa, limited synonymy, vernacular names (to family and generic level only), ... The recent flora by Cody (1996) succeeds Botany of southeastern Yukon adjacent to the Canol Road by A. E. Porsild (1951, published as Bull. ... Although this unit is set up for works relating to the forested parts of the present Northwest Territories and Nunavut southwest of theanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Standard Floras of the World
Author:David G. Frodin
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2001-06-14


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