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New Flora of the British Isles (Paperback)
  • New Flora of the British Isles (Paperback)

New Flora of the British Isles (Paperback)

Paperback 1266 Pages / Published: 01/04/2010
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Since its first publication in 1991, New Flora of the British Isles has become established as the standard work on the identification of the wild vascular plants of the British Isles. The Flora remains unique in many features, including its full coverage of all British wild plants, its user-friendly organisation, and its specially compiled keys and descriptions. This new edition includes the addition of more than 160 species, so that 4,800 taxa are now covered in varying degrees of detail. It also incorporates the new molecular system of classification based on DNA sequences. Furthermore, it includes 1600 species illustrations, rewritten distributions and an overhaul of the designation of degrees of rarity, with the introduction of a third, less rare, category. These revisions should ensure that this third edition remains the essential reference source for all taxonomists, ecologists, conservationists, plant hunters and biogeographers, whether they be researchers, teachers, students or amateurs.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521707725
Number of pages: 1266
Weight: 1800 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 51 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition

'... Stace's Flora is a mine of information, a model of clarity and organization, and one that no serious Irish or British botanist should be without.' The Irish Naturalist Journal
'The New Flora is a remarkable work ... I for one have nothing but admiration for the accuracy of the text.' British Wildlife
'Clive Stace's Flora is a tour de force, a mine of information and absolutely indispensable for anyone who has more than a passing interest in British plants.' Trends in Ecology and Evolution
'Among the very best of Floras.' Rudolf Schmid, University of California
'Clive Stace has become a household name amongst British field botanists since his first edition ... I would recommend this new edition to any serious botanist.' Scottish Wildlife
'... an authoritative and user-friendly Flora that will be our standard for taxonomy, nomenclature, and identification for some time to come.' Watsonia
'Stace 3 will be the flora of choice for all serious botanists in Britain and Ireland for the foreseeable future. It is THE book to use.' M. F. Fay, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
'The New Flora of the British Isles is a standard not only among British botanists but also on the shelves of other European botanists, and I can only congratulate this outstanding presentation of the British flora'. Lars Froeberg, Systematic Biology
'This reference is essential to anyone interested in this flora; no other text is as comprehensive.' S. L. Timme, Choice Magazine

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