Book ID: 67194
Volume 001. 2nd rev.ed. 1999. 1 col. pl. 124 (some col.) figs. XXIV, 670 gr8vo. Hardcover.
An introductory volume to the series providing background information,e.g. on leading scientists, botanical exploration in Australia andrelevant literature, concise biographies of major collectors, guides tolocations of collections. Current plant communities, the evolution andphytogeography of Australia's unique flora and the impact of humanactivities are described. Includes a glossary to botanical terms anda key to the families of Australian flowering plants.