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Flowering Plants Of Indian Institute Of Science: A Field Guide (2 Volume Set)

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AuthorK. Sankara Rao
ISBN9788194835165
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2009
PublisherIISc Press
BindingPaperback
Pages952
Ships By2-3 days
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These books are a compendium to portray the flora and plant wealth in the Indian Institute of Science campus. 700 and odd taxa are presented in two volumes with photographs: Volume I showcases trees, palms, woody climbers, shrubs, herbs, succulents, cacti and orchids. Volume II covers trees, shrubs, trailers and climbers, herbs, grasses, sedges and cat-tails, plants of water and marsh, flowering parasites, non flowering seed plants and lower groups.

This field guide contains 700 and odd taxa in two volumes with images. The author has organized plants found on IISc campus by their habit and structure. Trees, shrubs and herbs, which make up the bulk of the entries in the book, are divided in two volumes.

About the author
Prof. K. Sankara Rao, Ph.D., FASc, FLS, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has been a researcher in Plant Biology. His current interests are systematic, floristics and conservation of plant diversity.

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