Flowering Plants of the World is an essential reference on angiosperms. Taxonomically arranged and generously illustrated, it includes entries on more than 300 families of plants, from Acanthaceae to Zygophyllaceae. The entry on each family of plants consists of a concise and readable account of the distribution, diagnostic features, classification, and economic uses of its members. Each entry also includes a quick-reference panel giving the number of genera and species as well as details of their general distribution and economic uses. For extra clarity, geographic distribution is shown on an accompanying map. Over 200 families of flowering plants are illustrated by specially commissioned full-color plates, notable for their beauty - as well as their scientific accuracyFlowering Plants of the World is an essential reference on angiosperms.
|Title||:||Flowering Plants of the World|
|Author||:||Vernon Hilton Heywood|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1993|