Book ID: 94272
Genera Palmarum. The Evolution and Classification of Palms. Revised edition 2008. illus. XI, 732 p. 4to. Hardcover.
This isthe standard scientific reference work for palm genera. Completelynew edition, all text revised, rewritten and redesigned, incorporatingall relevant new research data, a new classification based on latestphylogenetic research, 12 additional genera included, profuselyillustrated throughout with colour photographs, detailed introductorychapters on morphology, ecology, pollen, chemistry, fossil record,phylogeny and evolution, biogeography and ecology, each genus providedwith etymology, a simple diagnosis, distribution maps and scanningelectron micrographs of pollen, illustrated glossary of palm terms.