Book ID: 25857
A taxonomic revision of Australian Acanthaceae.1986. (Jl.Adelaide Bot.Gdn.,Vol.9). 19 tabs. 47 figs.(line drawings). 1 map on end paper. 286 p.gr8vo.Paper bd.
A revision of 28 native and naturalised genera of Acanthaceae ispresented together with keys to infrafamilial,generic,specif. and infra-specific taxa.There is a brief history of each genus and the morphologyand floral biology of the genera have been discussed in comparativeterms.Past infra-familial classifications have been reviewed and theplacement of Australian genera within these is considered.Malesianmaterial and literature have been consulted in order to establishcorrect names as far as possible;where Australian taxa extend into NewGuinea, the New Guinea material has been included in the treatment.