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Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Monocotyledons

Author: Urs Eggli
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2001.
Series: Illustrated handbook of succulent plants, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants represents the first comprehensive taxonomic treatment of succulents in thirty years. It covers over 9000 taxa of all succulents except Cactaceae. This up-to-date work is suited for anyone interested in these plants, including hobbyists, plant scientists, horticulturalists and herbarium staff." "This volume on monocotyledons presents succulents from 17 families and 64  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Urs Eggli
ISBN: 3540416927 9783540416920 9783642625855 3642625851
OCLC Number: 46918213
Description: xiv, 354 pages, 32 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Agavaceae --
Aloaceae --
Amaryllidaceae --
Anthericaceae --
Araceae --
Asparagaceae --
Asphodelaceae --
Bromeliaceae --
Commelinaceae --
Dioscoreaceae --
Doryanthaceae --
Dracaenaceae --
Eriospermaceae --
Hyacinthaceae --
Nolinaceae --
Orchidaceae --
Xanthorrhoeaceae.
Series Title: Illustrated handbook of succulent plants, 4.
Responsibility: Urs Eggli (ed.).
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This handbook, consisting of six volumes, covers over 9000 taxa of succulents (excluding cacti), which have the ability to store water in their stems, leaves, or underground organs.  Read more...

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