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Flowers and Flowering Plants : An Introduction to the Nature and Work of  Flowers and the Classification of Flowering Plants by  Raymond J Poole - First Edition - 1929 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

Flowers and Flowering Plants : An Introduction to the Nature and Work of Flowers and the Classification of Flowering Plants

by Poole, Raymond J

Condition: Very Good


New York: McGraw-Hill. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Pp. xx, 378. Illustrated with intext line drawings, pull-out chart with one corner creased, else fine. Index. Contents (w/o subtitles) Introduction; Structure of the Flower; The Work of the Flower; Fruits and Seeds; How Flowering Plants Travel; Forms and Relationships in Flowers; Floral Diagrams and Formulae; Flower Clusters; The Classification of Plants; A Bit of Early History; From Linaeus to Engler and Besset; Principles of Classification of Flowering Plants; Selected Orders and Families of Dicotyledones; The Mallows and Geraniums; The Teas, Poppies and Pinks; The Primroses, Heathers, and Ebonies; The Gentians, Phloxes, Snapdragons, and Mints; Buttercups to Asters; The Myrtles, Starflowers and Cactuses; The Bittersweets, Maples, and Parsleys; The Madders, Bluebells, and Asters; Selected Orders and Families of Monocotyledones; The Lilies, Palms, and Aroids; The Grasses and Sedges; The Water Weeds, Irises, and Orchids; Collecting and Preparing Specimens; Reference Books, Monographs, Manuals, and Floras. Shelf worn edges, general light tone throughout. The former owner's name is neatly written on the ffep and a card pocket is attached to the paste-down. Tape repair to one edge nick. Considered one of the most useful of it's kind when published, it continues as a great resource and reference. ; 8vo .




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