qThe book strikes a balance between classical fundamental information and the recent developments in plant systematics. Special attention has been devoted to the information on botanical nomenclature, identification and phylogeny of angiosperms with numerous relevant examples and detailed explanation of the important nomenclatural problems. An attempt has been made to present a continuity between orthodox and contemporary identification methods by working on a common example. The methods of identification using computers have been further explored to help better online identification. The chapter on cladistic methods has been totally revised, and molecular systematics discussed in considerable detail.q--Jacket.Figure 4.24 Floral diagrams of some representative members of major families. ... H: Disc floret of H. annuus; I: Calotropis procera (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) ; J: Withania somnifera (Solanaceae); K: Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae);anbsp;...
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