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Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook (Paperback)

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The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook is an authoritative guide to the commonly encountered and ecologically important plants of the tropics. Written by experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this handbook is based on Kew’s popular Tropical Plant Identification course, which uses classical morphology, as well as more simple “spot” characteristics, to teach plant identification.This fully updated second edition adds more than a dozen new plant families and includes updated research throughout. Each of the 104 families is described in detail and richly illustrated with photographs that show important identification characteristics. The book’s emphasis on images and the foundations of identification means that both specialists and nonspecialists alike will be able to use this guide.The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook is a portable, easy-to-use resource, perfect for tropical botanists as well as students and conservation professionals.-
Number of Pages: 232
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Botany
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2016
TCIN: 51096109
UPC: 9781842466025
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-4433

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