Botanica is the universal standard work for garden enthusiasts and botanists alike. The collaboration of a team of international experts has resulted in a reference work that illustrates the rich diversity of our flora with a myriad of indigenous and exotic plants. More than 10,000 genera and species - from Abelia to Zygopetalum - are clearly presented in a well organized manner.
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Book Description Random House (UK), 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091838061
Book Description Random House (UK). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091838061. Bookseller Inventory # SKU302141
Book Description Random House Australia, Sydney, New York, Toronto, London, &c., 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 2nd Edition, Revised. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A superb new copy from the 1st printing of the 2nd revised & updated edition of this enormous indispensable gardening reference with more than 5.000 (five thousand) color photographs handsomely reproduced on excellent gloss-laminated paper, handsome heavy-duty gloss-laminated full-color-illus. protective exterior casing w/ carrying handle, handsome matching cover on heavy gloss-laminated boards beautifully illustrated in full-color, both case & cover w/ impeccable edges & corners, pristine smooth-cut text-block exterior, excellent British-green end-papers, excellent sewn binding w/ tight signatures, impeccable interior beautifully printed on excellent gloss-laminated paper illus. throughout in splendid full-color * More than 5,000 illus. in full-color * Dimensions of protective carrying case: 14.12" x 9.88" x 2.21" * Book dimensions: 12.12" x 9.25" x 1.88" * 9.86 lbs. (w/ carrying case), 1008 pp. * BOTANICA is a stunningly attractive & comprehensive guide to more than 10,000 plants, which are representative of all the major plant groups. The book is presented in three sections. * The 1st section provides full information on gardening & growing plants & a detailed map of hardiness zones together w/ a full explanation of these zones. This section also presents key information on the major plant groups, such as annuals & perennials, bulbs, corms & tubers, trees & shrubs. * The 2nd section, which comprises most of the book, presents an A to Z of more than 10,000 plants organized alphabetically by genus (the botanical name). The genus entries present information on the group as a whole, including geographical origin, description, cultivation, propagation, & pests & diseases. These are followed by species entires which present focused information on particular species & subspecies, varieties & cultivars. Ea. species entry finishes w/ a hardiness zone or range of zones. Some genera, such as Rhododendron, Rosa & Tulipa, are broken down into the major groups within the genera. Synonyms & common names are also given. Ea. photograph is captioned w/ its botanical name. * The 3rd section presents useful & interesting reference material, including information on plant names, a detailed glossary, a table of plant families & related genera arranged in both systematic & alphabetical order, & a comprehensive index of synonyms & common names. * " . . . a fresh approach has resulted in a truly awesome production . . . this splendidly produced work certainly will be (well received by) botanists, horticulturalists & gardeners." - Taxon: The Journal of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy * "This beautifully produced, scrupulously detailed, & superbly illustrated botanical reference work is an indispensable addition to the libraries of all serious gardeners. Magnificent!" - Laurianna Payot, for Mnemosyne. Bookseller Inventory # 006319
Book Description Random House (UK). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091838061
Book Description Random House (UK). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-226-16-2710002