Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Volume X: Orchidaceae by William Louis SternAnatomy of the Monocotyledons Volume X: Orchidaceae by William Louis Stern

Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Volume X: Orchidaceae

byWilliam Louis Stern

Hardcover | June 29, 2014

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For many years orchids have been among the most popular of ornamental plants, with thousands of species and hybrids cultivated worldwide for the diversity, beauty, and intricacy of their flowers. This book is the eagerly-awaited result of over 30 years of research into orchid anatomy by one ofthe world's leading authorities and is the first comprehensive publication on orchid anatomy since 1930. It describes the structure and relationships among the cells and tissues of leaves, stems, and roots, and is organized systematically in line with the taxonomy expressed in the OUP GeneraOrchidacearum Series. The book is fully illustrated with over 100 photomicrographs and numerous original line drawings. This latest addition to the Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Series is an essential reference text for orchid scientists and research students and will also be of interest and use to a broader audience oforchid enthusiasts.
Professor Stern has studied plant anatomy since the 1950s and for much of his career, has taught in several areas of botany, particularly plant anatomy, economic botany, botanical history, forensic botany, and plant microtechnique. He served as botany chairman at the University of Florida and retired from the post in 2002 to return to...
Title:Anatomy of the Monocotyledons Volume X: OrchidaceaeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0 inPublished:June 29, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199689075

ISBN - 13:9780199689071

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Table of Contents

Materials and MethodsAlec Pridgeon: IntroductionDescriptions of Vegetative Anatomy of OrchidaceaeSubfamily ApostasioideaeSubfamily CypripedioideaeSubfamily OrchidoideaeSubfamily VanilloideaeSubfamily EpidendroideaeTables of Diagnostic CharactersBibliographyIndex