Plants of the World

Plants of the World

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Vascular Plants

Book - 2017
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Plants of the World is the first book to systematically explore every vascular plant family - more than four hundred and fifty of them - organized in a modern phylogenetic order. Detailed entries for each family include descriptions, distribution, evolutionary relationships, and fascinating information on economic uses of plants and etymology of their names. All entires are also copiously illustrated in full color with more than 2,500 stunning photographs. A collaboration among three celebrated botanists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Plants of the World is authoritative, comprehensive, and beautiful. Covering everything from ferns to angiosperms, it will be an essential resource for practicing botanists, horticulturists, and nascent green thumbs alike.
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ; Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780226522920
Branch Call Number: 580.3 C55p
Characteristics: vii, 792 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Chase, Mark W. 1951-
Fay, Michael F.


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