Author:Orchard, A.E


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Taxonomic revisions in the family Haloragaceae: 1. the genera Haloragis, Haloragodendron, Glischrocaryon, Meziella and Gonocarpus

By: Orchard, A.E.

Price: £44.00

Publisher: Auckland Institute and Museum: 1975

Edition: Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum, no. 10

Seller ID: 255

Condition: Fine

Fine, sl. discoloration of spine area. [4] + 299 pp, 326 text figures and distribution maps. A monograph of part of the predominantly southern hemisphere family Haloragidaceae (excluding Hippuris), by an taxonomist who subsequently became the chief editor of the Flora of Australia series. The first modern account of the family, by Schindler (a 'splitter'), was prepared in Europe from inadequate dried material; the author was able to study fresh material of many groups in New Zealand as well as specimens from an impressive 42+ herbaria. With full synonymy and a comprehensive bibliography, the ... View more info