Botanical Garden: v. 1: Trees and Shrubs by Roger Phillips

Botanical Garden: v. 1: Trees and Shrubs by Roger Phillips

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This major two-volume reference work covers over 1,000 genera in outstanding colour photographs and authoritative, detailed text.

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This major two-volume 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.

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SKU GOR002176126
Title Botanical Garden: v. 1: Trees and Shrubs
Author By (author) Roger Phillips
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 492
ISBN 10 0333730038
ISBN 13 9780333730034
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This major two-volume 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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002176126
Title Botanical Garden: v. 1: Trees and Shrubs
Author By (author) Roger Phillips
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 492
ISBN 10 0333730038
ISBN 13 9780333730034
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No