Book ID: 101408
Trees and Shrubs of Afghanistan. 2011. 383 col. photogr. XIV, 530 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The book is arranged in two parts. Part I covers the essential dendrological features and ecological requirements of ligneous plants,which are necessary for field identification. Part II describes 599species and subspecies belonging to 142 genera and 63 families. Of these, 452 species are treated in detail. Families, genera and speciesare arranged alphabetically based on the scientific name of the taxon.Most of the species and subspecies are accompanied by their synonymsand for some their vernacular names have been included. Glossary,bibliography, detailed index and synonyms.