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- Springer 2010; US$ 269.00
This volume, the tenth in the series, comprises modern treatments for the families and genera of the eudicot orders Sapindales and Cucurbitales. The circumscription of the orders, families and genera conforms to the most recent systematic studies. The family treatments include descriptions of the families and the genera, genera classification keys,... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 13.11
Lavender is one of the most versatile and beneficial plants known to herbalists. This informative and practical book describes the plant's manifold uses--medicinal, cosmetic, therapeutic, cleansing and culinary--and outlines its extensive history and folklore. The many varieties of lavender are described, with advice on how to grow it. Philippa Waring... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 13.00
Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology, habits, features and distribution of African aloes. It details 58 species, their cultivation and propagation, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether for gardening or simply expanding your knowledge, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove invaluable. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 319.00
Trees are truly amazing! Woody species underpin vital terrestrial ecosystems, present a complex array of evolutionary novelties, and provide essential benefits and commodities. Trees play a key role in the major biogeochemical cycles, including water, oxygen, and nitrogen. Notably, forests are second only to oceans in the biological sequestration of... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses , Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources provide an indispensable reference to the world?s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land restoration, erosion control,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 152.00
The diversity and specialization in orchid floral morphology have fascinated botanists and collectors for centuries. In the past 10 years, the orchid industry has been growing substantially worldwide. This interesting book focuses on the recent advances in orchid biotechnology research since the last 10 years in Taiwan. To advance the orchid industry,... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2005; US$ 67.00
The first in a series of four illustrated guides to identifying aquatic and standing water plants in the central Midwest, this convenient reference volume covers the 183 species of Cyperaceae. Robert H. Mohlenbrock includes three types of plants: submergents, those that spend their entire lives with their vegetative parts either completely submerged... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2002; US$ 67.00
Since the publication of the first edition of Grasses: Bromus to Paspalum in 1972, twenty-two additional taxa of grasses have been discovered in Illinois that are properly placed in this volume. In addition, numerous nomenclatural changes have occurred for plants previously discovered, and many distributional records have been added. New... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2001; US$ 57.00
Since the publication of the first edition of Grasses: Panicum to Danthonia in 1973, twenty additional taxa of grasses have been discovered in Illinois that are properly placed in this volume. In addition, numerous nomenclatural changes have occurred for plants already known from the state, and many distributional records have been added. This... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 67.00
Sedges: Carex is the fourteenth volume of The Illustrated Flora of Illinois series and the sixth and last volume devoted to monocots-plants that have a single seed leaf, or cotyledon, upon germination. Since the volume's original publication in 1999, thirty-four additional species of plants have been recognized in Illinois. Some are discoveries... more...