Flora of North America: North of Mexico Volume 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae(in part), and Zingiberidae by Flora of North America Editorial Committee

Flora of North America: North of Mexico Volume 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae…

EditorFlora of North America Editorial Committee, Nancy R. Morin

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Flora of North America, Volume 22, is the first of five volumes covering monocots in North America north of Mexico. The volume comprises many groups of aquatic plants and the North American relatives of groups that have their richest number of species in the New World tropics. Included amongthe treatments are the rush family (Juncaceae), which include important indicator species in wetland habitats, the cat-tails (Typhaceae), spiderworts (Commelinaceae,), aroids (Araceae), and pondweeds (Potamogetonaceae). Thirty families are included in this volume, representing a diverse range ofplant forms - from marine Zosteraceae (eel-grasses) to stately Arecaeae (palms) and the naturalized exotic Zingiberaceae (gingers). Heliconiaceae (heliconias) and Musaceae (bananas).

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Nancy R. Morin is at the Arboretum at Flagstaff.

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Title:Flora of North America: North of Mexico Volume 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae…Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.7 × 11.18 × 1.1 inPublished:March 23, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195137299

ISBN - 13:9780195137293

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