The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

By: Goldblatt, Peter

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8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (species), excluded species (Proteaceae), glossary, bibliography and index of scientific names. Author was recently awarded the prestigious Herbert Medal by the International Bulb Society for his lifetime of work in the study of the Iridaceae.The Herbert Medal, named for pioneer geneticist and plant breeder William Herbert, is the highest honor the Society can bestow. ISBN 0881922331. #1040.

Title: The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

Author Name: Goldblatt, Peter

Illustrator: Fay Anderson, Margo Branch

Categories: COMPLETE CATALOG, Animals, Nature, Natural Sciences, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, Botany, Gardening, Horticulture, Science and Medicine, Gift Ideas, First Editions, Collectible,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 1993

ISBN Number: 0881922331

ISBN Number 13: 9780881922332

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 2552

Keywords: The Woody Iridaceae, Iris, Irises, Botany, Plant biology, Horticulture, Gardening, Plant Science, Plants, Taxonomy, Systematics, Evolution, Nivenia, Klattia, Witsenia, South Africa, South African Flora, Plant Morphology, Proteaceae, Herbert Medal, Woody Iridaceae, Peter Goldblatt, Herbarium, Collectible Gardening Books,