Flora Capensis: Being a Systematic Description of the Plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria and Port (BOK)

William T. Thiselton-Dyer

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This seminal publication began life as a collaborative effort between the Irish botanist William Henry Harvey (1811-66) and his German counterpart Otto Wilhelm Sonder (1812-81). Relying on many contributors of specimens and descriptions from colonial South Africa - and building on the foundations laid by Carl Peter Thunberg, whose Flora Capensis (1823) is also reissued in this series - they published the first three volumes between 1860 and 1865. These were reprinted unchanged in 1894, and from 1896 the project was supervised by William Thiselton-Dyer (1843-1928), director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. A final supplement appeared in 1933. Reissued now in ten parts, this significant reference work catalogues more than 11,500 species of plant found in South Africa. Volume 4 appeared in two parts, the second comprising sections published in 1904, covering Hydrophyllaceae to Pedalineae.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter William T. Thiselton-Dyer
Forlag
Cambridge Univ Ed
ISBN 9781108068109
Antall sider 494 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 570 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Botany & plant sciences