The European Garden Flora 2nd Ed. Volume 2.


  • Author: Cullen, J., Knees, S.G., Cubey, H.S. (eds)
  • Date Pub: 2011
  • ISBN: 9780521761512
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  • Published byCambridge University Press - more

  • • Enables the reader to accurately identify over 16,000 species of flowering plants spread across more than 200 families
  • • Practical and tested identification keys provide a simple and effective way to negotiate to the plant name required
  • • More than 200 line drawings and an extensive glossary help the reader to interpret the text
  • • Fully accessible to the informed gardener, with technical vocabulary kept to a minimum
  • A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and Under Glass.2nd Edition
    Volume 2, Dicotyledons: Casuarinaceae to Cruciferae

    The European Garden Flora is the definitive manual for the accurate identification of cultivated ornamental flowering plants. Designed to meet the highest scientific standards, the vocabulary has nevertheless been kept as uncomplicated as possible so that the work is fully accessible to the informed gardener as well as to the professional botanist. This new edition has been thoroughly reorganised and revised, bringing it into line with modern taxonomic knowledge. Although European in name, the Flora covers plants cultivated in most areas of the United States and Canada as well as in non-tropical parts of Asia and Australasia.

    Volume 2 contains accounts of the first 71 families of Dicotyledons, including the Aizoaceae and Cactaceae (large and important families of succulents), as well as many tree families (Juglandaceae, Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Ulmaceae) and popular herbaceous plants (Ranunculaceae, Papaveraceae, Cruciferae).

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