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The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution. by  Peter Goldblatt - First Edition - 1993 - from Ravenroost Books (SKU: 2552)

The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

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The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

by Goldblatt, Peter

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
0881922331
ISBN 13
9780881922332
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Oregon: Timber Press, 1993. 8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (species), excluded species (Proteaceae), glossary, bibliography and index of scientific names. Author was recently awarded the prestigious Herbert Medal by the International Bulb Society for his lifetime of work in the study of the Iridaceae.The Herbert Medal, named for pioneer geneticist and plant breeder William Herbert, is the highest honor the Society can bestow. ISBN 0881922331. #1040.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Fay Anderson, Margo Branch. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Ravenroost Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2552
Title
The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.
Author
Goldblatt, Peter
Illustrator
Fay Anderson, Margo Branch
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0881922331
ISBN 13
9780881922332
Publisher
Timber Press
Place of Publication
Oregon
Date published
1993
Keywords
The Woody Iridaceae, Iris, Irises, Botany, Plant biology, Horticulture, Gardening, Plant Science, Plants, Taxonomy, Systematics, Evolution, Nivenia, Klattia, Witsenia, South Africa, South African Flora, Plant Morphology, Proteaceae, Herbert Medal, Woody I
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Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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