Anatomy of the Monocotyledons, Volume 10: Orchidaceae

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  • Author: Stern, W.L. (author) Gregory, M., Cutler, D.F. (eds)
  • Date Pub: May 2015
  • ISBN: ISBN: 9780199689071
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  • Published byOxford University Press - more

  • A comprehensive discussion of the vegetative anatomy of orchids, describing the structure and relationships among the cells and tissues of leaves, stems, and roots.
  • Organization by taxonomy reveals the systematics and phylogeny of the orchid family, the relationships among orchid taxa, and between orchids and other groups of plants.
  • The eagerly-awaited result of over 30 years of research by one of the world's leading authorities.
  • Fully illustrated with over 100 pages of photographs.
  • Fills a significant gap in the coverage of the Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Series.
  • For many years orchids have been among the most popular of ornamental plants, with thousands of species and hybrids cultivated worldwide for the diversity, beauty, and intricacy of their flowers. This book is the eagerly-awaited result of over 30 years of research into orchid anatomy by one of the world's leading authorities and is the first comprehensive publication on orchid anatomy since 1930. It describes the structure and relationships among the cells and tissues of leaves, stems, and roots, and is organized systematically in line with the taxonomy expressed in the OUP Genera Orchidacearum Series. The book is fully illustrated with over 100 photomicrographs and numerous original line drawings. This latest addition to the Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Series is an essential reference text for orchid scientists and research students and will also be of interest and use to a broader audience of orchid enthusiasts.

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    Further Information:

    Hardback
    288 pages,
    illustrations (b&w and colour)
    251 x 208 mm,

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