European Garden Flora: A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and Under Glass

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The European Garden Flora Editorial Committee, Stuart Max Walters
Cambridge University Press, 1984 - Nature - 448 pages
The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental plants. It is designed to meet the highest scientific standards but the vocabulary is kept as uncomplicated as possible so that it is fully accessible to the informed gardener and landscape architect as well as to the professional botanists. Although based upon Europe the series will be an extremely useful reference on plants in cultivation throughout the world. Families, genera and species are described, keys are provided and guidance is given on the cultivation of each genus. Volume I is the first in a series of six; it contains accounts of the ferns and their allies, the conifers and 16 families of monocotyledons, including the Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae and Iridaceae, to which most of the popular bulbous garden plants belong.
 

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Contents

PTERIDOPHYTA
1
PSILOPSIDA
3
SPHENOPSIDA
5
FILICOPSIDA
6
GYMNOSPERMAE
68
ARAUCARIACEAE
72
CEPHALOTAXACEAE
73
PODOCARPACEAE
74
BUTOMACEAE
113
HYDROCHARITACEAE
114
APONOGETONACEAE
116
POTAMOGETONACEAE
117
AGAVACEAE
271
HAEMODORACEAE
290
AMARYLLIDACEAE
291
TECOPHILAEACEAE
326

TAXODIACEAE
77
CUPRESSACEAE
79
PINACEAE
87
TAXACEAE
105
GINKGOACEAE
106
GNETALES
107
ANGIOSPERMAE MONOCOTYLEDONS
108
ALISMATACEAE
111
VELLOZIACEAE
328
DIOSCOREACEAE
329
PONTEDERIACEAE
331
IRIDACEAE
332
Glossary
393
Index
403
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