Book ID: 75120
Flora of Egypt. Volume 01: Azollaceae - Oxalidaceae. 1999. 24 coloured photographic plates. 67 plates of line - drawings. XV, 419 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Volume 1 of a scheduled four-volume-set. Deals with 42 families ofnative and naturalized plants (Azollaceae - Oxalidaceae), comprising719 species and 78 subspecies or varieties arranged according toEngler's system. Original line-drawings of 544 species in 67 plates,plus 96 colourphotographs on 24 plates. Families and genera aredescribed in some detail. Keys to the genera and species areconstructed to facilitate their identification. For every species,full citations for the accepted name and synonyms, a concisedescription, distribution in Egypt, habitat and general distribution aregiven. Notes on economic uses, discussion of taxonomy of somespecies. Index of scientific names.- Standing orders for volumes2 & 3 are invited.