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  • Etymological Dictionary of Grassesby Harold T. Clifford; Peter D. Bostock

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 179.00

    As employed here the term grass applies only to species included in the Poaceae, one of the largest families of flowering plants. However, the word is often applied to any herbaceous plant with long, narrow leaves. A similar view was adopted by the Ancients. The Greeks applied the words poa, poe and agrostis to herbaceous plants in general and the... more...

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa - Alliaceae (2003)by Sarah Smith; Jonathan Stansbie

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Acaulescent or short-stemmed biennial or perennial geophytes. Stem usually swollen to form a bulb or tuberous rhizome, rarely a corm, covered with the dry remains of sheathing leaf-bases. Leaves linear, filiform, lanceolate or rarely ovate, flat, terete or cylindrical and hollow, bases sheathing, veins parallel. Scape leafless, terete, flat or cylindrical... more...

  • Flowering Plantsby Armen Takhtajan

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 439.00

    This book presents a concise, significantly revised system of plant classification based on recent studies in plant morphology, embryology, phytochemistry, cytology, molecular biology and palynology. more...

  • Flowering Plants. Eudicotsby Klaus Kubitzki; C. Bayer; P.F. Stevens

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 359.00

    In this volume, the ninth of the series, treatments are offered for 52 families containing 432 genera belonging to 13 eudicot orders, many of which have recently been newly designed; four families remain unassigned to order. Emphasis is on the early-diverging eudicots and basal core eudicots the phylogenetic relationships and diversification of which... more...

  • Flowering Plants. Eudicotsby Joachim W. Kadereit; Charles Jeffrey

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 359.00

    This volume contains a complete systematic treatment of the flowering plant order Asterales, comprising 12 families with ca. 1,720 genera and about 26,300 species. The order includes Compositae as the largest family of flowering plants. Based on traditional studies, several of the constituent families have long been recognized as being closely interrelated... more...

  • Flowering Plants. Eudicotsby Klaus Kubitzki

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 269.00

    This volume, the tenth in a series on flowering plants, features recent studies of 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. more...

  • Flowering Plants Dicotyledonsby Joachim W. Kadereit

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 299.00

    In this volume, 24 flowering plant families comprising a total of 911 genera are treated. They represent the asterid order Lamiales except for Acanthaceae (including Avicenniaceae), which will be included in a later volume. Although most of the constituent families of the order have been recognized as being closely related long ago, the inclusion... more...

  • Genetics and Genomics of Populusby Stefan Jansson; Rishikesh Bhalerao; Andrew Groover

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 319.00

    Genetics and Genomics of Populus provides an in depth description of the genetic and genomic tools and approaches for Populus. It examines the biology that has been elucidated using genomics, and looks to the future of this unique model plant. more...

  • Genomics of the Saccharinaeby Andrew Paterson

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 279.00

    Rising interest in biofuels, concern over a looming global water crisis, a need for precise, environmentally benign weed control: these factors are driving new research on the Saccharinae clade. This book reviews recent progress and anticipates new advances. more...

  • Global Seagrass Research Methodsby F.T. Short; R.G. Coles

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 315.00

    This thorough and informative volume presents a set of detailed, globally applicable techniques for seagrass research. The book provides methods for all aspects of seagrass science from basic plant collection to statistical approaches and investigations of plant-animal interaction. The emphasis is on methods that are applicable in both developing... more...