Book ID: 33496
Volume 04: Webb, C. J., R. W. Sykes and P. J Garnock - Jones: Naturalized Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. 1988. 123 figs. 16 col. pls. LXVIII, 1365 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Describes the naturalised dicotyledons, gymnosperms and pteridophytes,the groups covered by Volume 1 for indigenous species. New Zealand has arich weed flora, about equalling the indigenous flora in number ofspecies, and this is the first comprehensive account of these plantssince H.H.Allan's Handbook of the Naturalised Flora of New Zealand of1940. This book is an identification manual intended foragriculturalists, horticulturalists, botanists, and anyone else whowishes to name naturalised plants. Within each family, keys also includegenera with only indigenous species and for genera with both indigenousand naturalised species, the indigenous species are also keyed out anddescribed. In total 1867 species are described and of these 533 areillustrated. For each species the correct botanical name, common name,plant description, and known distribution and habitats are provided, aswell as the region of origin and the date the species was first recordedwild in New Zealand. For many species there are also notes on taxonomy,synonymy, reproduction and ecology.