Overview:Guide to Flowering Plant Families - Understanding the flowering plants of any region begins with the recognition of families. This remarkable volume, created to serve students, professionals, and other plant enthusiasts, covers 130 temperate to tropical families common in North America with detailed illustrations and modern referenced commentaries. Each family discussion includes a diagnosis and summary of characteristics, distribution data, important economic members, and pollination ecology. The book's most striking feature is Zomlefer's 158 original pen-and-ink plates depicting intricate dissections of 312 species. The content of the family discussions is geared to readers who have completed one introductory biology course. For readers less familiar with botanical terminology, Zomlefer provides an illustrated glossary of 551 terms with more than 300 drawings. Other important tutorial features are twenty-two detailed charts that compare pertinent characteristics of certain related plant groups and a general chart that summarizes the salient features of the families covered in the text. Both amateurs and professionals will particularly enjoy the chapter on examining, dissecting, and sketching live material.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603726870-9780807844700. It was written by the following authors: Wendy B. Zomlefer. Book Guide to Flowering Plant Families, which can be read online, published by the company: The University of North Carolina Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Popular Science, Nature. The book was published on 1995-01-30 00:00:00. It has 424 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1234 g. File for download Guide to Flowering Plant Families has PDF format and is called guide-to-flowering-plant-families.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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