Guide to Standard Floras of the World: An Annotated, Geographically Arranged Systematic Bibliography of the Principal Floras, Enumerations, Checklists and Chorological Atlases of Different Areas (2nd Edition)

By David G. Frodin

Publish 12 months note: First released 1984 moment variation 2001
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This e-book presents a selective annotated bibliography of the critical floras and comparable works of stock for vascular crops.

The second edition has been thoroughly up-to-date and multiplied take into consideration the tremendous literature of the overdue 20th century, and contours a extra totally built overview of the historical past of floristic documentation.

The works lined during this quantity are largely expert guides comparable to floras, checklists, distribution atlases, systematic iconographies and enumerations, or catalogues. furthermore, a few popularly orientated books also are integrated. The Guide is prepared in ten geographical divisions, with those successively divided into areas and devices, every one of that is prefaced with a historic evaluate of floristic reports.

The booklet additionally comprises normal chapters on botanical bibliography, the heritage of floras, common ideas and present traits, plus an appendix on bibliographic looking out, a lexicon of serial abbreviations, and writer and geographical indexes.

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A comparatively few extra popularly orientated books also are integrated. The advisor is geared up into 10 geographical divisions, with those successively divided into areas and devices. each one geographical unit or greater zone is prefaced with a historic overview of floristic experiences, together with references to key literature in addition to to extra really good quarter bibliographies. The bibliography itself is preceded by way of 3 normal chapters on botanical bibliography, the historical past of floras, and basic rules and present developments, and the booklet concludes with an appendix on bibliographic looking out, a lexicon of serial abbreviations, and writer and geographical indices. D F is a researcher within the Herbarium on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, having formerly held positions within the division of Biology on the collage of Papua New Guinea and the dept of Botany on the Academy of average Sciences of Philadelphia. His botanical pursuits concentrate on the systematics of the kin Araliaceae, rather the genus Schefflera, whereas his extra normal pursuits comprise tropical biology and the heritage of biology. he's additionally an said authority on botanical bibliography, documentation and informatics, having compiled the 1st variation of consultant to plain Floras of the realm (1984) and co-authored numerous volumes within the Kew sequence global Checklists and Bibliographies of Seed vegetation, together with Magnoliaceae (1996), Fagales (1998), Euphorbiaceae (with Pandaceae) (2000), Sapotaceae (2000) and Araceae and Acoraceae (2000). consultant to straightforward Floras of the realm An annotated, geographically prepared systematic bibliography of the crucial floras, enumerations, checklists and chorological atlases of other parts   David G. Frodin Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew           The Pitt construction, Trumpington highway, Cambridge, uk    The Edinburgh development, Cambridge CB2 2RU, united kingdom forty West twentieth road, ny, new york 10011-4211, united states 10 Stamford street, Oakleigh, VIC 3166, Australia Ruiz de Alarcón thirteen, 28014 Madrid, Spain Dock apartment, The Waterfront, Cape city 8001, South Africa http://www. cambridge. org © Cambridge collage Press 2001 This booklet is in copyright. topic to statutory exception and to the provisions of correct collective licensing agreements, no copy of any half may possibly ensue with out the written permission of Cambridge college Press. First released 1984 moment variation 2001 revealed within the uk on the college Press, Cambridge Typeface Monotype Ehrhardt 10/12pt method QuarkXpress® [] a list checklist for this publication is on the market from the British Library ISBN zero 521 79077 eight hardback To Sidney Fay Blake and Alice Cary Atwood authors of Geographical consultant to floras of the realm Phyllis I. Edwards and Rudolf Schmid advocates for organic documentation and E. J. H. nook who eloquently reminded us of what Floras are for Contents MAPS I Five-grade map of the approximate nation of worldwide floristic wisdom as of 1979 (from E.

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