Book ID: 97790
Ed. by Zia Uddin Ahmed. Volume 06: Angiosperms: Dicotyledons: Acanthaceae - Asteraceae. 2008. 214 illus. XXXI, 408 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This particular volume of the Encyclopedia, volume 6, is the first volume of Angiosperms. It includes 15 families (Acanthaceae to Asteraceae) with 236 genera and 483 species. In terms of the number of species reported from Bangladesh in this volume the family Asteraceae appears to be largest family consisting of 130 species and Acanthaceae with 107 species is the second largest. The families Actinidiaceae and Ancistrocladaceae are each represented in Bangladesh by one single species.