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    DescriptionPlants are fundamental to life on Earth - they provide the oxygen we breathe, our food and beverages, spices and herbs, fibres, medicines, fuels, dyes and building materials. To enable botanists to identify plants they have been classified by physical features and now by their DNA. Flowering Plants: a concise pictorial guide graphically illustrates over 100 of the most important plant families that shape our lives and environment, taken from the classic reference Flowering Plant Families of the World by V. H. Heywood, R. K. Brummitt, A. Culham and O. Seberg. Both as an illustration of the breathtaking beauty of plants and as an introduction to the science behind flowering plants, this concise pictorial guide provides a handy reference to flowering plant families and is sure to become part of every plant enthusiast's library.


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    Title
    Flowering Plants
    Subtitle
    A Concise Pictorial Guide
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Leon Gray, Edited by V. H. Heywood, Edited by et al.
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 564 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781842464380
    ISBN 10: 1842464388
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.3
    BIC subject category V2: WNP
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E5N79
    BISAC V2.8: NAT026000
    DC23: 582.13
    Illustrations note
    Full colour illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Royal Botanic Gardens
    Imprint name
    Royal Botanic Gardens
    Publication date
    01 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Surrey