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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 84 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 Excerpt: . . . from the plant in the Horticultural Garden. But such an assertion is destitute of all proof: and Dr. Royle by no means supports it; he who had such ample means of studying Indian firs in their native mountains, merely says that the opinions of Mr. Lambert and Professor Don, lead him to suppose there may be some ambiguity on the subject. Certainly then the Abies Morinda of the Horticultural Garden is not A. Smithiana, whatever that may prove to be. Mr. Gordon says that the cones of A. Smithiana are not half the size of those of A. Khutrow. Now the cones of the latter are figured by Dr. Royle, and measure as nearly as may be 6 inches in length; the cones of the former, as figured by Dr. Wallich are 5 inches 6-10ths and a half long; a difference which in such matters amounts to nothing. It is clear therefore that the cones Mr. Gordon has examined are not cones of A. Smithiana at all, which is also confirmed by his statement that the young seedlings of what he calls A. Smithiana, are much slenderer and smaller than those of A. Morinda; a circumstance completely at variance with the character of the former species. That the Chiswick plant is A. Khutrow is asserted positively by Dr. Royle, who says he immediately recognised it. And its foliage corresponds with that represented at t. 14 of his illustrations. While, however, Mr. Gordon seems wrong in his supposition that the Abies Morinda of the Horticultural Garden is A. Smithiana, he is certainly right in saying that he has two distinct kinds of cones of the Abies genus from British India. There are doubtless two Himalayan Spruces, of which one may be called A. Khutrow, while the other bears the name of A. Morinda; but to which the old plant in the Horticultural Garden belongs cannot be determined for the present. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781130776911

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Botanical Survey Of India

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 112 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: . . . Fields, gardens and waste places, everywhere. 81. Biophytum DC. Biophytnm sensitivum DC. ; H. S. 191; B. P. 295. v. Ban naranga. Fields, gardens and waste places, everywhere. 82. Averrhoa Linn. Averrhoa Carambola Linn. ; H. S. 191; B. P. 296. v. Kamaranga, kamarak. Near villages, often, cultivated; occasionally as if wild; native of Malaya. Averrhoa Bilimbi Linn. ; H. S. 191; B. P. 296. v. Bilimbi. Near villages, every where, cultivated; often as if wild j native of Malaya. 83. Impatiens Linn. Impatiens Balsamina Linn. ; H. S. 189; B. P. 296. v. DApaii. In gardens, everywhere; often also as an escape; native of S. E. Asia. 84. Hydroeera Bl. Hydroeera triflora W. and A. ; H. S. 189; B. P. 297. v. Dotnuti. Ditches, 24-Pergunnahs, rare. XXVl. -RUTACEJE. 85. A crony chia Forst. Acronychia laurifolia Bl. ; B. P. 300. Cyminosma pedunculata H. S. 183. In scrub jungles near Matla (Kurg); probably an escape from cultivation; native of Indo-China and Malaya. 86. Glycosmis Corr. Glycosmis pentaphylla Corr. ; H. S. 139; B. P. 300. v. Ashhoura. Thickets and village-shrubberies, everywhere. 87. Clausena Burm. Clausena heptaphylla W. and A. ; H. S. 141; B. P. 301. v. Karan phdl. Village-shrubberies, general, but not plentiful. 88. Murraya Linn. Murraya exotica Linn. ; H. S. 139; B. P. 302. M. paniculata H. S, 140. v. Katnini. A common hedge; often also in village-shrubberies, but neither the shrubby nor the arboreous form truly wild in our districts; native of S. E. Asia. Hurraya Koenigii Spreng. ; B. P. 302. Bergera Kasnigii H. S. 139. v. Barsanga. Planted near villages. Curry leaf; native of India and Indo-China. 89. Triphasia Lour. Tripuasia Aurantiola Lour. ; B. P. 303. T. trifoliata H. S. 138. v. Chini narangi. In gardens, but also not infrequently as if wild in village-shru. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781130939491

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S. N. Pandey and S.P. Misra

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Item Description: Ane Books, 2014. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. The book provides a comprehensive account of the basic concepts to the recent trends in plant taxonomy. While general aspects are dealt in detail, the systematic treatment and methodical description of angiosperm families has also been given due attention. Written in student-friendly manner, the subject matter has been presented in a simple and lucid style. Well supported with self explanatory illustrations, the book will immensely be useful to the students pursuing undergraduate, honours and postgraduate studies in botany, agriculture, pharmacology and various competitive examinations. Salient Features :- Provides conceptual synthesis of the subject matter in a simple manner. Furnishes spectral information of general aspects of plant taxonomy. Deals with systematic treatment and methodical description of 51 dicotyledonous and 10 monocotyledonous families. Profitably useful for morphological features and phytogeography. Augmented with topics recently included in UGC syllabus. Incorporates crowded galaxy of classifications upto recent APG system. Highlights up-to-date activities of Botanical Survey of India and Indian Botanical Gardens. Stresses sustainable use of phytoresources and their conservation. Accounts complete taxonomic illustrations of select plants. Bookseller Inventory # 113690

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Item Description: ReInk Books, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1845 edition. Hardback. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This hardback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of hardback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher, Calcutta, Bishop's College Press) 860 pages. Bookseller Inventory # HB452095684

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Item Description: Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India, 1967. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Ex-botanical garden library w/usual stamps & stickers. Text clean; binding tight; minor wear to covers. 210 pages. Illustrated in b&w, with 12 color plates of mango varieties. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Bookseller Inventory # S116-042464

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Item Description: BSI. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Contents: 1. Studies on Euglenoids of Ranchi, India-II. Additions to Bihar Phycoflora/R.K. Gupta and O.N. Srivastava. 2. Some less known ethnomedicinal uses of plants in Sunderbans, India/G.N. Tribedi, V. Mudgal and D.C. Pal. 3. A note on the species of Vitex L. (Verbenaceae) endemic to the Andamans/A. Rajendran and P. Daniel. 4. Phellinus pachyphloeus and its related species in India/J.R. Sharma. 5. Brachiaria Griseb., and Urochloa P.-Beauv. (Poaceae) in India-a conspectus/V.N. Ashalatha and V.J. Nair. 6. Observations on the pollen morphology of some Bauhinias ( Leguminosae : Caesalpinioideae) from India/S. Bandyopadhyay and B.D. Sharma. 7. Ethnobotany of South Chotanagpur (Bihar)/A.K. Sahoo and V. Mudgal. 8. Conservation of orchids in Sikkim-Himalayas, India/B. Krishna. 9. Notes on the identity and typification of Euphorbia hypericifolia L. ( Euphorbiaceae) with special reference to India/M.S. Binojkumar and N.P. Balakrishnan. 10. Flora of experimental botanic garden, Nagdev, Pauri Garhwal/A.A. Ansari and Ghana Nand. 11. SEM studies on Spermoderm of some species of Medicago (Papilionoideae - Trifolieae)/L.B. Chaudhary and M. Sanjappa. 12. Two new species of Pestalotiopsis on mangrove trees in the Sunderbans, India/R.P. Purkayastha and A.K. Pal. 13. A contribution to the flora of Shiroy Hills, Ukhrul, Manipur/E.J. Singh, P.S. Jadava and Th. B. Singh. No. 30596 146 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 46511

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Calder, Charles Cumming

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Item Description: Calcutta : Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1926. First Edition. Good paperback copy. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description: 195 p. ; 4 pl. ; 25cm. Summary: This dictionary of plant names with references forms the standard work of its kind for all students of Systematic Botany no matter where they are working or with what group of plants. Subject: Botany, flora, fauna, Herbs. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta. Other names: Hooker, Joseph Dalton Sir (1817-1911). Ramaswami, M.S., Fischer, C.E.C., Narayanaswami, V. Series: Records of the Botanical Survey of India ; v. 11. no. 1. Genre: Text, dictionary, reference guide. 1 Kg. 195 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 230187

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Item Description: BSI, Calcutta, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents 1. Studies on the Orchids of the Shevoroy and Kolli Hills of South India/A.A. Ansari and P. Dwarakan. 2. National Orchidarium and Experimental Garden Yercaud terrestrial Orchids in cultivation/A.A. Ansari and P. Dwarakan. 3. Tree flora of Jhalawar District (Rajasthan) with reference to floristic diversity and phytogeography/N.K. Sharma. 4. Blue green algal flora on archaeological monuments of India/B. Pattanaik and S.P. Adhikary. 5. The genus Lactarius in India/Kanad Das and J.R. Sharma. 6. Studies on some biological parameters of coastal waters around coral reefs of Andaman Islands India/S. Muthukumar. 7. Contribution to the Liverworts of Gobind National Park Uttaranchal India/S.K. Singh and D.K. Singh. 8. Contribution to the mosses of Gobind National Park Uttaranchal India/Sujeet Kumar and D.K. Singh. 9. Two new species of Riccia L. (Hepaticae Marchantiales) from the western Ghats of Tamil Nadu/A.E.D. Daniels and P. Daniel. Short communications 10. Plants used as Henna by the Bhils of Rajasthan/Sitaram Khandelwal. 11. Recollection of an endemic plant Ficus Cupulata Haines from type locality (Pachmarhi biosphere reserve)/K.K. Khanna and Anand Kumar. 12. Dioscorea kamoonensis Kunth (Dioscoreaceae) a new report for Arunachal Pradesh/M. Bhaumik and M.K. Pathak. 13. A new species of Streptopus (Uvulariaceae) from India/Syamali Das Gupta. 14. Pedalium murex L. (Pedaliaceae) a new report from Midnapore to the State of West Bengal/Debabrata Das. 15. New distributional record of Drimia razii Ansari (Liliaceae) from Maharashtra/P. Tetali P. Lakshminarasimhan P.V. Prasanna and Sujata Tetali. 16. Dwindling population of psilotum nudum (L.) Beauv. a case study/H.C. Pande. Book review/Paramjit Singh and M. Sanjappa. 172 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 56471

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Peterson, Richard: Editor

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Item Description: The American Orchid Society, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 96 pages. Features: Japanese Wild Orchids; The Use of Cattleya guttata var. alba in reeding White Cattleyas; Sophronitis coccinea 'Ethel Sackett'; Orchid Display in the Home; Gomesa recurva and G. crispa; Who Needs the Sun? - Basic Orchid Culture - 9; United States Botanical Garden Orchid Collection; Dendrobiums of the Sikkim Himilaya and the Burmese-India Border; Orchid Genera, Illustrated - XLVII - Isochilus; Habenaria radiata; Cattleya Specimen Plant Culture; L'Orchidophile- Traite Theoreque et Pratique sur la Culture des Orchidees. Lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 33107042

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T Pullaiah

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Item Description: Regency Pub, New Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. Reprint. Contents Preface to third edition. Preface to first edition. 1. Introduction. 2. History of plant classification. 3. Systems of classification. 4. Origin of angiosperms. 5. Plant nomenclature. 6. Plant identification. 7. Field and Herbarium methods. 8. Botanical gardens. 9. Modern methods in plant taxonomy. 10. Molecular taxonomy D. Thangadurai. 11. Computer aided taxonomy and plant taxonomy online D. Thangadurai. 12. Biosystematics. 13. Botanical survey of India. 14. Forest types of India. 15. Ranales (Magnoliales). 16. Centrospermae. 17. Amentiferae. 18. Tubiflorae. 19. Order Helobiales. 20. Economic botany. 21. Biodiversity B. Ravi Prasad Rao. 22. Ethnobotany. 23. Botanical explorations in India and taxonomists of India. Index. The textbook taxonomy of Angiosperms has been thoroughly revised in this third edition. All the chapters have been revised and brought up to date. Takhtajan's latest system of classification has been given. Under modern methods in plant taxonomy latest examples have been provided. Dr. Ravi Prasad Rao has revised the chapter on biodiversity to suit the curriculum of Indian universities. 338 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 63398

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Item Description: BSI. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Contents: 1. Roxburgh's Flora Indica drawings at Calcutta/M. Sanjappa, K. Thothathri and A.R. Das. 2. A contribution to the edible wild fruits of Uttar Pradesh hills/K.S. Negi and R.D. Gaur. 3. Contribution to the ethnobotany of Padaris of Doda in Jammu and Kashmir state, India/M.K. Kaul,P.K. Sharma and V. Singh. 4. Life-forms and biological spectrum of the flora of the Punjab state, India/M. Sharma and Kusum Rajpal. 5. New and interesting plant records from Andaman Nicobar Islands, India/P. Lakshminarasimhan, Sam P. Mathew and L.N. Ray. 6. Herbage layer biomass and edaphic status of the Botanic Garden at Sibpur, Howrah/Jagdish Narain Singh and Madhab Krishna Ghosh. 7. An enumeration of Artemisia L. and Seriphidium (Bess.) Poljak. (Compositae) in Himalayas and the South Asian subcontinent/Yeou Ruenn Ling. No. 30594 332 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 46509

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 Excerpt: .Society, in dry channels of mountain torrents, in the valleys of the Blue Mountains. It is a good herbaceous plant, remarkable for the neat ness of its foliage and flowers. Sometimes its leaves are quinate, as represented in the plate. The Thermopsis labumifolia of Mr. Don, which has also been named Thermopsis napaulensis by M. Decandolle, is, as we have shewn in the Transactions of the Horticultural Society, a genuine species of Anagyris, and should be called Anagyris indica. Easily increased by division of its creeping roots. A perennial, growing 2 or 3 feet high, with creeping roots. Stem erect, flexuose. Leaves 3-leaved, sometimes 5-leaved; stipules ovate, leafy; leaflets oblong, obtuse, or obovate, minutely downy beneath, with smooth veins. Racemes axillary, much longer than the leaves, somewhat yellow, quite smooth. Pods erect, 3 inches long, linear, pubescent, compressed, tipped with the indurated, smooth, curved style. verticillate. ovate teeth. Corolla TabernjemontAna densiflo ra. Close-flowered Tabern montana. PENTANDRIA MONOGYNIA. Nat. ord. Apocynea. TABERNJemontAN .--Supra, vol. 4. fol. 338. T. densiflora; foliis lanceolatis acuminatis approximate nunc ternatis, cyma multiflora breve pedunculata, laciniis calycis bracteisque lineari-lanceolatis acutis, corollee limbo tubum sub quante, folliculis monospermis.--Wallich MSS. A curious new species, introduced in 1824 by the Honourable Court of Directors of the East India Company, by whom it was presented to the Horticultural Society, in whose Garden at Chiswick our drawing was made in June 1827. A tender stove plant, extremely different in habit from the common T. coronaria, of the agreeable perfume of which it is entirely des. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130501926

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J Lindley

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 Excerpt: .tipped with the indurated, smooth, curved style. J. L.-i TABERNiEMONTANA densifldra. Close-flowered Taberncemontana. PENTANDRIA MONOGYNIA. Nat. ord. Apocyne.e. TABERNJEMONTANA.--Supra, vol. 4. fol. 338. T. densiflora; foliis lanceolatis acuminatis approximatis nunc ternatis, cyma multiflora breve pedunculata, laciniis calycis bracteisque lineari-lanceolatis acutis, corollee limbo tubum subrequante, folliculis monospermis.--Wallich MSS. A curious new species, introduced in 1824 by the Honourable Court of Directors of the East India Company, by whom it was presented to the Horticultural Society, in whose Garden at Chiswick our drawing was made in June 1827. A tender stove plant, extremely different in habit from the common T. coronaria, of the agreeable perfume of which it is entirely destitute. Propagated by cuttings. Dr. Wallich has been so kind as to favour us with the following interesting account of this and the other Indian species; the greater part either wholly new, or now described for the first time. J. L. I am in some doubt as to the part of India from which this pretty shrub was introduced into the Honourable Company s Botanic Garden at Calcutta. I suspect, however, that it was brought from Ceylon, as I have seen a specimen in the Herbarium of my friend Mr. Lindley, which was collected on that island by Mr. M Rae. The following are the Bast Indian species of TaberniBmontana that have come under my own observation: --1. T. coronaria. Willi. This is a very common shrub in gardens all over India, both single and double. I have found it seemingly wild in the forests of Lower Nipal, about Hetounda, and at Singapore. 2. T. recurva. Roxb. Hort. Beng. p. 20. T. gratissima. Lindl. in Bot. Reg. vol. 13. p. 1084. A native of the district of Chittagong i. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130619461

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 Excerpt: .from the plant in the Horticultural Garden. But such an assertion is destitute of all proof: and Dr. Royle by no means supports it; he who had such ample means of studying Indian firs in their native mountains, merely says that the opinions of Mr. Lambert and Professor Don, lead him to suppose there may be some ambiguity on the subject. Certainly then the Abies Morinda of the Horticultural Garden is not A. Smithiana, whatever that may prove to be. Mr. Gordon says that the cones of A. Smithiana are not half the size of those of A. Khutrow. Now the cones of the latter are figured by Dr. Royle, and measure as nearly as may be 6 inches in length; the cones of the former, as figured by Dr. Wallich are 5 inches 6-10ths and a half long; a difference which in such matters amounts to nothing. It is clear therefore that the cones Mr. Gordon has examined are not cones of A. Smithiana at all, which is also confirmed by his statement that the young seedlings of what he calls A. Smithiana, are much slenderer and smaller than those of A. Morinda; a circumstance completely at variance with the character of the former species. That the Chiswick plant is A. Khutrow is asserted positively by Dr. Royle, who says he immediately recognised it. And its foliage corresponds with that represented at t. 14 of his illustrations. While, however, Mr. Gordon seems wrong in his supposition that the Abies Morinda of the Horticultural Garden is A. Smithiana, he is certainly right in saying that he has two distinct kinds of cones of the Abies genus from British India. There are doubtless two Himalayan Spruces, of which one may be called A. Khutrow, while the other bears the name of A. Morinda; but to which the old plant in the Horticultural Garden belongs cannot be determined for the present. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130776911

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Botanical Society of Edinburgh

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: .of Rimmon, to which the defeated Benjamites fled (Judg. xx. 45). Also to one of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness--Rimmon-parez (Numb, xxxiii. 19). Saul encamped under a pomegranate tree, which must have been near to the Rock of Rimmon (1 Sam. xiv. 2). The Egyptians prized and cultivated the pomegranate in their gardens; and, as already hinted, it was well known to the ancients. Pliny mentions varieties of the fruit, the use of the blossoms for dyeing, of the rind for tanning leather (as now in Morocco), and of both fruit and flowers in medicine. Grenada in Spain is supposed to have derived its name from the pomum granatum or seeded fruit, and the arms of the province are said to be a split pomegranate. The tree flourishes in the West India islands, into which it was long since introduced; but its native area extends from the Himalayas to the Caucasus. The pomegranate is too delicate a plant for any but the warmest parts of our own island; and even there it is cultivated simply for its foliage and flowers. It was introduced about 1548, and is mentioned by Lord Bacon, who recommends the juice of the sweet varieties of the fruit as a remedy for disorders of the liver. The rind of the fruit, and the root, are still prescribed, in the form of decoctions, by English physicians. Sycamine (Gk. ovm/Mos). Sycomore (Heb. shikmah, Gk. iTVKOfiapata). Ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up. --Luke xvii. 6. The sycomore trees that are in the vale. --I Kings x. 27. In giving almost identical names to the mulberry (crvKaiMvos) and the sycomore-fig (crvKonopov), the old Greeks were not led into any serious botanical error; for both the figs and the mulberries are classed by most botanists in the same order of plants. Both terms w. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236193063

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: .calycis inserta. Anther2 muticic, apice in tubulos duos productae. Stylus erectus. Stigma depresso-capitatum. Drupa subglobosa sulcato-decagona calyce vestita decem-locularis, loculis monospermis. Semina lenticularia laevissima. Spermodermium tenuissimum albumini arete adhaerens. Albumen semiui conforme, carnosum. Embryo centralis axilis teres, albumine brevior. Frutices ra mosi. Folia sparsa apice mucronato-glandulosa. Racemi axil lares approximate Flores bracteati, coccinei.--DeCaud. Prod. 7. 556. G. Pseudovaccitiium; fruticosa glaberrima pubescensve, foliis ellipticis lanceo Litis, racemis secundis erectis bracteatis, corollis cylindraceis, ovario glabro v. glabrescente.--DeCand. I. c. G. Pseudovaccinium, Chamisso Schlecktendahl in Linncea, 1.530., 8.-192. Aug. de St. Hilaire, 2. 406. Andromeda coccinea, Schrader in Gotting. Am. 1821. ii. 709. Vaccinium brasiliense, Spreng. Syst. ii. 212. The genus Gaylussacia, so named after M. Gay Lussac, the eminent French Chemist and Philosopher, differs from Vaccinium in the same way as Arctostaphylos from Arbutus--it has but a single seed in each cell. The species are chiefly found in Brazil, where they are common, Peru, and the North of India, and among them are several which, as this species shews, would be worth introducing to cultivation. G. Pseudovaccinium is stated to be a native of sandy open plains in Brazil. Auguste de St. Hilaire says that he found it on the coast from the city of Caravellos in the Province of Porto Seguro as far as the island of St. Catharine, and that it forms a shrub from one to two and a half feet hijh. At least it is to be presumed that this is the plant he means, December, 1844. 2 c although he describes the corolla as somewhat narrow, and the ovary as 5-celled with 1-seeded cells. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236272805

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Item Description: Hard Bound. Book Condition: New. This is truely the most comprehensive encyclopaedia of plants including all the indigenous, cultivated and exotic species of plants which are now found. The main object of this book is to give a natural hisotry of these plants accompained by such descriptions, engraved figures and elementtary details, as shall enable any one to discover the name of any plant, refer to its proper place, both in the Natural and Artificial systems of Classification, and acquire all the information which is useful and interesting. The first part of the encyclopaedia deals with the Linnean or Artificia Arrangement of all genera and species with necessary details. The second part includes the Jussieuean or Natural Arrangements of all the genera. An introduction is given to each system of arrangement and a general introduction to the whole work in which its uses are explained. All the technical terms or words are explained in glossary. The table of synonymes in variousj languages and the improvement of botanical desriptions by the use of signs for the habits of plants and their duration in the garden are special features of this book. the botanical descriptions dealth with an indefatigable manner make this encyclopaedia truely indispensable for anybody concerned with the study of plants 1574 8170206618 Unused New Copy in Very Good Condition Ships from India Year of Publication 1989. Bookseller Inventory # 53067

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Botanical Survey of India

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: .Fields, gardens and waste places, everywhere. 81. Biophytum DC. Biophytnm sensitivum DC.; H. S. 191; B. P. 295. v. Ban naranga. Fields, gardens and waste places, everywhere. 82. Averrhoa Linn. Averrhoa Carambola Linn.; H. S. 191; B. P. 296. v. Kamaranga, kamarak. Near villages, often, cultivated; occasionally as if wild; native of Malaya. Averrhoa Bilimbi Linn.; H. S. 191; B. P. 296. v. Bilimbi. Near villages, every where, cultivated; often as if wild j native of Malaya. 83. Impatiens Linn. Impatiens Balsamina Linn.; H. S. 189; B. P. 296. v. DApaii. In gardens, everywhere; often also as an escape; native of S. E. Asia. 84. Hydroeera Bl. Hydroeera triflora W. A.; H. S. 189; B. P. 297. v. Dotnuti. Ditches, 24-Pergunnahs, rare. XXVl.-RUTACEJE. 85. A crony chia Forst. Acronychia laurifolia Bl.; B. P. 300. Cyminosma pedunculata H. S. 183. In scrub jungles near Matla (Kurg); probably an escape from cultivation; native of Indo-China and Malaya. 86. Glycosmis Corr. Glycosmis pentaphylla Corr.; H. S. 139; B. P. 300. v. Ashhoura. Thickets and village-shrubberies, everywhere. 87. Clausena Burm. Clausena heptaphylla W. A.; H. S. 141; B. P. 301. v. Karan phdl. Village-shrubberies, general, but not plentiful. 88. Murraya Linn. Murraya exotica Linn.; H. S. 139; B. P. 302. M. paniculata H. S, 140. v. Katnini. A common hedge; often also in village-shrubberies, but neither the shrubby nor the arboreous form truly wild in our districts; native of S. E. Asia. Hurraya Koenigii Spreng.; B. P. 302. Bergera Kasnigii H. S. 139. v. Barsanga. Planted near villages. Curry leaf; native of India and Indo-China. 89. Triphasia Lour. Tripuasia Aurantiola Lour.; B. P. 303. T. trifoliata H. S. 138. v. Chini narangi. In gardens, but also not infrequently as if wild in village-shru. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130939491

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Item Description: Exeter, Webb & Bower (Publishers) Ltd., 1980. With numerous colourillustrations. 240 pp.; index; maps on endpapers. Orig. boards with d.wr.Sm. 4to. A very good copy. * Monograph on the English botanist and botanical painter Marianne North (1830 - 1890) who travelled and worked a.o. in Canada and the United States (1871), Jamaica (1871-1872), Brazil (1872 -1873), Singapore, Borneo and Java (1876) Ceylon (1876-77) , India (1877-79) and South Africa (1882-1883). (B). Bookseller Inventory # 002100

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Item Description: Indus, India. Hardbound. Book Condition: New. Contents: Preface. List of medicinal & aromatic plants. List of sketches. List of plates. Introduction: 1. Geographical position. 2. Geology rock and soil. 3. Climate and vegetation. 4. Resources of medicinal and aromatic plants. 1. Descriptive profile of plants. 2. Collection and marketing of plants. Appendices: 1. Commercial plants for trade and drug industry. 2. Annual outturn of medicinal and aromatic plants for trade and commerce. 3. Endangered species of medicinal and aromatic plants. 3. Plant species having fluctuating demand. 5. Unexploited rare species of medicinal and aromatic plants. 6. Demand of state run Ayurvedic pharmacies. 7. Raw material for dhoop and incense industry. 8. Raw material for manufacturing of phytochemicals for the drug industry. 9. Essential oil yielding sources. 10. Plants for insecticide and pesticide industry. 11. Tannin yielding plants. 12. Medicinal and aromatic plants to fit in different cropping systems. 13. Domestication hints for medicinal and aromatic plants. 14. Aromatic plants responsible for health hazards. 15. Potent substitutes for indigenous and exotic drug materials. Bibliography. Index to botanical names. Index of local names. The use of plants as source of medicines and human sustenance has been in vogue since antiquity. India has a rich heritage of use of plants as medicines. Indian systems of medicines utilize 80 percent of the material derived out of plants. There are over 2500 plant species in India having documented medicinal value. Global estimates indicate that 80 percent of population can not afford the products of the western pharmaceutical industry and have to rely upon the use of traditional medicines mainly derived from plants. The literature on medicinal plants is quite vast scattered and not available at one place. A great necessity was felt to have relevant literature at one place providing multi disciplinary information on such resources. The book is based on personal explorations made by the author in all parts of Himachal Pradesh supported by collections identification compilation of information on traditional knowledge gathered during surveys covering status of existing resources utilization potential conservation needs cultivation efforts in herbal gardens and establishment of Herbaria at IRISM Jogindernagar and at Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry Nauni Solan. The book covers around 700 species of medicinal and aromatic plants of Himachal Pradesh representative of not only the western Himalaya but also of the entire Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The plants described in detail cover Latin name family common and local names distribution in Himachal Pradesh description of the plant parts used market rate chemical constituents formulations uses and cultivation notes. Sketches and colour photographs in the book will facilitate identity and comprehension by the readers. Appendices include information on commercial plants available for trade and drug industry annual outturn of raw material during the past five years endangered species plants for phyto chemical industry dhoop and incense tans and dyes essential oils plants causing health hazards having ethnomedical importance and the species suitable for incorporation in cropping systems in different climatic zones of the state. Separate chapters have been devoted to collection cultivation and policy issues. This book will serve as a useful companion to the students researchers teachers industrialists collectors cultivators foresters planners nature lovers those interested in biodiversity of the Himalayan regions and above all the students and practitioners of Indian systems of medicines Ayurveda Unani Homoeopathy Pharmacognosy and Ethnomedicines. Bookseller Inventory # 106

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Item Description: Sundeep. Book Condition: As New. Contents: I. Historical Account: 1. Meaning and scope of Vrksayurveda. 2. Emergence of Vrksayurveda as a science : Kautilya and Varahamihira. 3. In Kasyapasamhita Vrksayurveda. 4. Ancient authorities or Vrksayurveda. 5. Vrksayurveda of Parasara: a modern eponymous text. 6. Vrksayurveda in the Puranas: Visnudharmottara-purana and Agnipurana. 7. Classic formulation of Vrksayurveda by Surapala. 8. Extension and transformation of the Vrksayurveda tradition: a). Diversification in Manasollasa-Bhudharakrida b). Sarngadhara and Upavanavinoda. c). Medieval tradition of Upavanavinoda. II. Texts with Translation: a). Kautilya on Vrksayurveda. b). Kasyapasamhita on Vrksayurveda. c). Varahamihira on Vrksayurveda. d). Visnudharmottara Purana on Vrksayurveda. e). Agnipurana on Vrksayurveda. f). Vrksayurveda of Surapala. Appendix. "The real nature of this book was not realised earlier G.P. Majumdar Popularised the name Upavanavinoda. Its real name, a genuine Indian contribution, is Vrksayurveda the book deals with a variety of subject concerning plants, soil, seeds, treatment of soil and seeds, fertilizing, diseases of plants and their cure, creating botanical marvels layout of gardens including provision for water reservoirs etc. 246 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 9519

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P K Hajra; R K Chakraverty; R D Dixit; M S Mondal and U Chatterjee

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Item Description: BSI. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. Contents: Introduction. 1. Collections from the Indian sub-continent in the Herbaria of the Natural History Museum, London/A.R. Vickery. 2. The Herbarium of Pisa Botanic Garden : scientific tradition shapes its future/ G. Bedini and F. Garbari. 3. Structure and taxonomic significance of leaf veinlets of the Rutaceae I. Acronychia J. R. & G. Forst/T.A. Rao. 4. Biodiversity in India, 1993/F.R. Fosberg. 5. Herbaria are worth having, but why?David G. Mann. 6. The relationship between future wilderness and In-situ and Ex-situ plant conservation/Brian Morley. 7. Biodiversity and conservation/V.M. Meher-Homji. 8. Herbarium studies and their role in germplasm collecting, conservation and use/R.K. Arora. 9. Depleting plant resources in the Rajasthan desert/N.P. Singh and R.P. Pandey. 10. Conservation of plant diversity : Herbarium and systematics/M.K. Pandit, I.M. Sulaiman and C.R. Babu. 11. Sexual dimorphism in Caesalpinia platyloba Watson/G.V.S. Murthy. 12. Diversity in Indian Hornworts (Bryophyta) : a state of the art report/D.K. Singh. 13. Structure and taxonomic significance of leaf veinlets of the Rutaceae II. Medicosma Hook. f. and Flindersia R. Br./T.A. Rao. 14. Unreported ethnomedicinal uses of plants as Aphrodisiac from the folk-lores of Uttar Pradesh plains, India/K.K. Khanna, V. Mudgal, G. Shukla and P.K. Srivastava. 15. Wild edible plants of Sikkim Himalaya/R.C. Srivastava. 16. Role of herbaria in the study of orchid flora of Arunachal Pradesh, conservation and development with particular reference to orchid herbarium Tipi/S.N. Hegde and A.N. Rao. 17. 290 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 46512

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Item Description: BSI. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. Contents: 1. A revision of the genus Baliospermum Bl. (Euphorbiaceae) for the Indian subcontinent/T. Chakrabarty and N.P. Balakrishnan. 2. Problems and prospects of botanical methods of mineral exploration with reference to India--an appraisal/M.P. Nayar and P. Venu. 3. Plant life in the Himalayan cold deserts : some adaptive strategies/H.J. Chowdhery and R.R. Rao. 4. The genus Scleria Berg. in India/D.M. Verma and Veena Chandra. 5. Carotenoids in lichens of the Lobaria and Peltigera genera from India/B. Gzeczuga and D.K. Upreti. 6. Survey of the flora of coal mine waste dumps--a case study of Chasnala mines, Dhanbad, Bihar/B. Saha, C. Chakravorty, P. K. Mukherjee and S.C. Santra. 7. Observations on the Edapho-microbial nature of Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah/Jagdish Narain Singh, Madhab Krishna Ghosh and Ratna Sen. 8. An ethnobotanical study of Pinswari community--a preliminary survey/Arun K. Badoni. 9. Ethnomedicine of Mukundaras (S.E. Rajasthan)--plant remedies used in Guinea Worm (Naaru) disease/N.K. Sharma. 10. Saramsa orchid sanctuary, Ranipool, Sikkim/D.C.S. Raju, B. Krishna and S.T. Lachungpa. 11. Does Premna procumbens moon ( verbenaceae) occur in southern India?/P. Daniel and A. Rajendran. 12. Observations on the distribution and effect of salinity on a little known plant, Mimulus orbicularis Wall. Ex Benth. (Scrophulariaceae)/L.K. Banerjee and G.G. Maity. 13. Geographical and taxonomic notes on Scyphiphora hydrophyllacea Gaertn. F. (Rubiaceae)/P. Venkanna and Rolla S. Rao. 14. Structure and development of drupe in Rauvolfia tetraphylla L./ 196 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 46515

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Item Description: BSI. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Contents: 1. Flora of Dhanikhari Experimental Garden-cum-Arboretum, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands/S.K. Srivastava and P.S.N. Rao. 2. Mangroves of Gujarat/M.J. Kothari and K.M. Rao. 3. A revision of family Potamogetonaceae of India/M.J. Kothari. 4. Ethnomedicinal plants used against diabetes at Bargarh district in Orissa (India)/S.K. Sen, N.B. Pradhan and L.M. Behera. No. 30605 204 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 46520

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A V S S Sambamurty

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Item Description: I K International, New Delhi, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. I. Principles of angiosperm taxonomy 1. Plant taxonomy. 2. History of classification. 3. System of classifications. 4. Current systems of classifications. 5. Plant nomenclature. 6. Species problem. 7. Primitive vs. advanced characters. 8. Taxonomic hierarchy. 9. Modern trends in taxonomy. 10. Chemotaxonomy. 11. Numerical taxonomy. 12. Biosystematics. 13. Computerised systematics. 14. Reproductive biology and systematics. 15. Fossil angiosperms. 16. Origin of angiosperms. 17. Plant geography. 18. Endemism. 19. Introduction to flora of India. 20. Herbaria botanical gardens plant identification and literature in taxonomy. II. Families a. Plant families i. Subclass polypetalae. ii. Subclass gamopetalae. iii. Subclass monochlamydae. iv. Class monocotyledons. b. Additional families of dicotyledons and monocotyledons. III. Appendices. Selected references. Index. The book is divided into two parts Part I deals with Principles of Angiosperm Taxonomy and Part II deals with families. The book is amply illustrated with examples. Important chapters in part I include different classifications nomenclature biosystematics modern trends in taxonomy chemotaxonomy and numerical taxonomy etc. Part II deals with about 214 families of which 55 are discussed in detail and others a summarized account is given for advanced students. Numerous appendices are given at the end like comparison of classifications floral diagrams and floral formulae questions etc. 892 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 67450

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 156 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.3in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 Excerpt: . . . Rlieede, Mai. viii. p. 17. t. 9. ) and the amara Indica of Humph. (Amb. v. p. 410. t. 151. ), Browne, in his History of Jamaica, tells-us, that at Kingston in Jamaica, the boiled leaves, as well as a decoction of the plant itself; are equally used to promote the lochise. From the Hortus Bengalensls we learn that seven species of momordica are now growing in the Companys botanical garden at Calcutta, all natives of different parts of India. (See work, p. 70. ) Of this, the mom. charantia, more will be said in another part of this work; it is the muop-dang of the Cochin-Chinese, who prize the fruit much as a pot-herb; the pagulkai of the Taraools, and the kariiuila of the Cingalese. CCXLII. PAILLIE (Tarn. ) Buttle (Tel. ) also Sarata VtT2 (Sans. ) Chilpasah jJJbj. (Pers. ) Chapkall j (Duk. ) Chipkulee (Hind. ) Gecko (Lizard). Lacehta Gecko (Shaw). The bruised body of this animal, made into electuary, in conjunction with certain aromatics, the Hindoo doctors think possesses virtues in leprous affections: this notion seems to us the more extraordinary, when we are informed that one of the causes assigned for the Cochin leg (elephas that morbid enlargement of the limb so common in Eastern countries, is the licking with the tongue of a species of lizard, which the native practitioners reckon as poisonous, and which is termed in Tamool paumboo-aranay; nay, I know, that a very unpleasant scurfy and slightly itchy eruption is certainly produced by the acrid water or juice which a lizard secretes, the best remedy for which is frequent washing with soap and water, and a subsequent application of a little castor-oil; maladies of this nature are fully treated of in a work in high Tamool, entitled Aghastier Ahirum. The gecko is apt to be confounded with a variety of. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781130526097

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S.S. Negi

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Item Description: Indus Pub., 2008. Second Revised Edition. Contents Preface 1 India A Geographical Profile I Status of Biodiversity 2 Basic Concepts of Biodiversity 3 Floral Diversity 4 Forest Types of India 5 Grasslands 6 Faunal Diversity 7 Insect Diversity 8 Agro-diversity 9 Diversity of Livestock and Poultry II Threats to Biodiversity 10 Threats to Biodiversity 11 Rare and Threatened Plants of India 12 Rare and Threatened Animals of India III Biodiversity Conservation 13 Conservation of Biodiversity 14 Biodiversity Conservation in National Parks and Sanctuaries 15 Biodiversity Conservation in Biosphere Reserves 16 Biodiversity Conservation in Botanical Gardens 17 Biodiversity Conservation in Zoological Parks Annexures 1 International Convention on Biological Diversity 2 Biological Diversity Act 2002 3 National Zoo Policy 1998 References IndexNature has endowed India with a rich biological diversity Both animals and plants are found in a wide variety of habitats which range from the open stunted scrub forests of the cold and windy deserts of Ladakh in the north to the tropical moist rainforests of Kerala in the south and from the thorny scrublands of the sandy Thar desert in the west to the dense giant evergreen forests of the north-east and the mixed temperate coniferous forests of the hills These support some of the richest densest and most diverse forests in the world They are the home of fascinating and magnificent wild animals After the African continent India is considered to be the home to the richest assemblage of wild animals The country will tower above the rest if biological diversity of both animals and plants is taken as a yardstickThis book incorporates the latest changes and the concepts of biological diversity The book outlines the present status of biodiversity in India threats to biodiversity and efforts of its conservation The book also includes useful annexures on International Convention on Biological Diversity Biological Diversity Act 2002 and National Zoo Policy 1998 343 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 94404

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Daniel Oliver

Published by Cambridge Library Collection, United Kingdom (2013)

ISBN 10: 1108055621 ISBN 13: 9781108055628

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Item Description: Cambridge Library Collection, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 214 x 140 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Well known among his contemporaries for his unrivalled knowledge of aberrant plants, Daniel Oliver (1830-1916) ran the herbarium at Kew Gardens and held the chair of botany at University College London, for which he was recommended by Charles Darwin. Although Oliver never visited India, his expertise in Indian botany grew considerably after he worked with an enormous number of dried specimens rescued from the cellars of the East India Company. In this book, first published in 1869, he sets out the basics of botanical study in India for the absolute beginner. It includes instruction on the anatomy of simple plants, lessons in collection and dissection, and explanations of botany s often dense terminology. Annotated diagrams appear throughout, in both microscopic and macroscopic views. Rigorous and carefully structured, Oliver s book remains an excellent resource for novice botanists and students in the history of science. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781108055628

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R M Johri and Sneh Lata

Published by Sonali Publication, New Delhi (2005)

ISBN 10: 818883680X ISBN 13: 9788188836802

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Item Description: Sonali Publication, New Delhi, 2005. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The systems and history of classification. 3. Botanical gardens of museums. 4. Botanical Survey of India. 5. The herbarium. 6. Plant nomenclature. 7. Root. 8. Stem. 9. Leaf. 10. Inflorescence. 11. Flower. 12. Fruit. Taxonomy has among its objectives the learning of the kinds of plants on the earth and their names of their distributions and their affinities their distinctions and habitat characteristics and correlation of these facts of knowledge with pertinent scientific data contributed by researchers of related fields. Another objective of taxonomy is the assemblage of knowledge gained. The mere acquisition of the knowledge is sterile unless it is made available to others only then it is of use and an aid to the progress of civilization. This conversion of taxonomic data from a status of sterility to fertility is accomplished in many ways. 330 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 57188

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