Book ID: 24797
Plant Life of South-West Asia. Dedicated to Karl Heinz Rechinger on his eightieth birthday. Proceedings of the 2nd Sympo- sium held at Edinburgh, Sept. 16-20, 1985. 1986. (Roy.Soc. of Edinburgh, Proceedings, Section B, Vol. 89). pls. figs. tabs. 322 p. gr8vo. Paper bound.
Contents (partly): Welcoming Remarks, by D.M.Henderson/ Chronologicalsequence of publications by K.H.Rechinger since 1971, by H.W.Lack/Boissier and botany at Geneva: a historical note, by (the late) G.Bocquet/ Centaurea in South-West Asia: patterns of distribution anddiversity, by G.Wagenitz/ Labiatae of South-West Asia: diversity,distribution and endemism, by I.C.Hedge/ Taxonomic and phytogeographicalproblems in Astragalus of the Old World and South-West Asia, by D.Podlech/ Cousinia: morphology, taxonomy, distribution and phytogeographical implications, by K.H.Rechinger/ The mountain flora ofGreece with special reference to the Anatolian element, by A.Strid/ TheAnatolian Diagonal: fact or fiction?, by T.Ekim and A.Guener/ Thephytogeographical position of Rodhos, by A.Carlstroem/ Aphytogeographical analysis of the phanerogams of Pakistan and Kashmir,by S.I.Ali and M.Qaiser/ Late Quaternary and modern distribution offorest and some tree taxa in Turkey, by S.Bottema/ The forest vegetation of Turkey, by P.Quezel/ The climate and vegetation ofTurkey, by Y.Akman and O.Ketenoglu/ Notes on the distribution, climateand flora of the sand deserts of Iran and Afghanistan, by H.Freitag/Plant life in the Rub'al Khali (the Empty Quarter),south-central Arabia,by J.P.Mandaville/ Flora and vegetation of Sinai, by A.Danin/ Thesubalpine thorn-cushion formations of western South-West Asia: ecology,structure and zonation, by H.Kuerschner/ Selfing and pollen allocationin some Asteraceae, by C.C.Heyn and S.Snir/ etc.