Flora of Australia: v.43 Flora of Australia Poaceae

Flora of Australia: v.43 Flora of Australia Poaceae

By: Australian Biological Resources Study (author)Hardback

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Volume 43 of the highly acclaimed Flora of Australia series provides an introduction to the Poaceae (Grasses). It gives an overview of this important family and provides a comprehensive introduction to grass biology in Australia. Essays by a team of leading scientists review the latest Australian research on phylogeny, classification, anatomy, physiology, ecology, palaeobotany, and biogeography of Australian grasses. A further chapter gives a detailed synopsis of the economic attributes of grasses on a genus by genus basis. Identification keys and a well-illustrated guide to the parts of a grass provide the means to identify grasses to genus level. The volume also includes an atlas with over 1400 maps showing nation-wide distributions of the native and naturalised species currently recognised as occurring in Australia. This introductory volume will be a valuable reference to all those with a professional interest in the biology and distribution of grasses in Australia.

About Author

Australian Biological Resources Study is a Program within Parks Australia Division of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780643068025
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 85
  • ID: 9780643068025
  • ISBN10: 0643068023

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