Book ID: 96836
Flowers of Greece. 2 volumes. 2009. (Reprint 2021) 3500 col. photogr. 878 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.- Plus 1 DVD-ROM including 13.000 additional photographs. (ISBN 978-3-946583-09-7)
These two volumes detail and illustrate 4200 species. Illustrations consist of 3.500 color photographs, plus many line - drawings. Introductory chapters (Physical characteristics of Greece: geography, rocks and landscape, climate, maps of Greece), plant - life in Greece (The flora and its origins, conservation, flowers and their seasons, habitats in Greece), glossary, descriptive part (Latin names, brief description, distribution).
The DVD offers 13.000 additional photographs.
The aim of the two book set is to provide good coverage of the Greek Flora to aid naturalists, botanists and gardeners to identify plants they see in Greece. The most attractive groups of plants are presented in depth such as Dianthus, Viola and Campanula while other groups of plants such as Polygonaceae, Chenopodiaceae and Aramanthaceae are covered in slightly less depth. There is information on habitat and location as well as the flowering period.
The inclusion of a DVD enables access to more than 13,000 photos and lists of plants found in Greece. Every other page has a range of small photos of the plant descriptions.
The DVD-ROM was produced before 64-bit operating systems (OS) were introduced. If you are running a 64-bit OS, this software may not function.