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The Botanical Garden Volume I : Trees Shrubs

by Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martin

Condition: As New/Fine


London: Macmillan, 2002 Volume I of a 2 volume set [Will NOT be sold seperately] reference work covers over 1,000 genera in outstanding colour photographs and authoritative, detailed text. Bridging the gap between scientific texts and everyday horticultural books, this guide provides an unrivalled insight into the relationships between garden plants and their environments, the history of plant development (as studied through fossils), and the most up-to-date DNA studies, set to revolutionise classification. It will become an indispensable aid to any aspiring gardener.Volume I: Trees, Shrubs and Climbers covers over 450 genera of woody plants listed in botanical order. It starts with descendants of the Jurassic - tree ferns, ginko, conifers, through the earliest flowering plants, on to catkin-bearing and fruit trees, ending with maples and other advanced flowering plants. The distinctive cordyline, palm, and bamboo families are treated separately. Each volume includes a detailed index and bibliography. This is a large, heavy volume weighing almost 5 lbs 492p.. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.
  • Bookseller: KALAMOS BOOKS CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 32701
  • Title: The Botanical Garden Volume I : Trees Shrubs
  • Author: Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st UK Edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0333730038
  • ISBN 13: 9780333730034
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 2002
  • Keywords: FLOWERS PLANTS BOTANY GARDENS PERENNIALS ANNUALS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Gardens & Gardening; Flowers;
  • Subjects: GARDENING / Climatic / Desert;


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