Author:Golovanov, V.D

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Krasnaya kniga RSFSR [Red Book of the Russian Federation]

By: Golovanov, V.D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Rosagropromizdat, Moskva: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 2338

ISBN: 5 260 00254 7

Condition: Fine


Written by a team at the Komarov Institute headed by Academician Armen Takhtajan, this Red Data Book deals only with the rare plants of Russia; other constituent republics of the former USSR are excluded. With brief descriptions, maps, colour illustrations (both in the text and as glossy photographs) and a good bibliography, this book is of exceptional quality (for the USSR) both in content and presentation. Coverage includes cryptogams and even lichens. Some of the entries, such as Juniperus excelsa, are not particularly rare in their world distribution, but are so within Russia (Krasnodar in... View more info