Book ID: 24327
Genera Graminum.Grasses of the world. 1986.(Kew Bulletin Additional Series,XIII).24 figs.2 tabs.X,389 p.gr8vo. Paper bd.
This is the first comprehensive modern account of the grass family.New ideas and concepts are incorporated in a classification whichis based on a wide range of disciplines. It provides a completereassessment of all sub-family, tribal and generic boundaries.An introductory chapter covering morphology, pollination and breedingbiology, anatomy and metabolism, ecology and evolution is followedby the taxonomic section. Keys to the 40 tribes and 651 genera arefollowed by descriptions which draw attention to any intermediateor aberrant species whose accommodation presents difficulties. Alsoincluded is a full synonymy, and illustrations are used to demonstratethe basic features of the family and the relationships between generain each tribe.
Second hand copy. Small stamp inside of front cover. Good condition.