Book ID: 87760
Flowers of the Transcaucasus and Adjacent Areas, including Armenia, Eastern Turkey, Southern Georgia, Azerbaijan and Northern Iran. 2008. 650 photogr. 416 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.(ISBN 978-3-906166-34-6)
This is the unchanged original edition, newly bound. - A pioneering book on the region (Armenia, Azerbaidjan, Georgia), which should also prove useful beyond the above areas. The book includes 623 different plant species. Most of them are typical to the Transcaucasus region, while some are rare or unique. All of the species are described and photographed. Almost all photographs were taken in nature, some in remote and almost inaccessible sites. The species are arranged alphabetically according to their families, genera and species.Species information include descriptions, main characteristics,comments on uses, systematics, pollination, etc., blooming months,local habitat specification, as well as vegetation and altitudinal range, local and global distributions, local abundance. General chapters on the flora, climate, geology and geography, vegetation, references,glossary.