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Flowering plant families of the world

Author: V H Heywood; et al
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated & revView all editions and formats
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"The definitive reference on flowering plants, thoroughly revised. The widely acclaimed Flowering Plants of the World, the original edition of this book, has never been surpassed in its depth and scope. Written by a team of internationally recognized authorities, this thoroughly updated edition provides the latest information and solidifies the book's position as the definitive guide on the subject. At the core of
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: V H Heywood; et al
ISBN: 9781554072064 1554072069
OCLC Number: 64344695
Notes: Previously published under title: Flowering plants of the world.
Description: 424 p. : ill., maps ; 32 cm.
Contents: The flowering plants --
Reference works --
Classification --
Glossary --
Dicotyledons --
Monocotyledons.
Other Titles: Flowering plants of the world.
Responsibility: V.H. Heywood ... [et al.].
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A thoroughly updated edition of the definitive guide to the 504 flowering plant families. Illustrated by meticulous artworks it features a complete introduction, distribution maps, quick reference  Read more...

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by nancykrogh (WorldCat user on 2007-04-11)

Preface 7 The Flowering Plants 8 Reference Works 9 Classifications 10 Glossary 13 Dicotyledons 23 Monocotyledons 339 Index 410

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by nancykrogh (WorldCat user on 2007-04-11)

A Beautifully Illustrated Book of black and white and color botanical drawings ,in depth descriptions and classifications.

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Flowering Plant Families of the World is an essential reference work for academic libraries, and will be indispensable for the botanist, horticulturist, and gardener.--Danielle Marie Carlock"American Read more...

 
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We just recieved this book and I can not put it down!This is a book for the serious flower lovers of the world!
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