Title The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Oregon Timber Press 1993
0881922331 / 9780881922332
Illustrator Fay Anderson, Margo Branch
Seller ID 1040
8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (species), excluded species (Proteaceae), glossary, bibliography and index of scientific names. Author was recently awarded the prestigious Herbert Medal by the International Bulb Society for his lifetime of work in the study of the Iridaceae.The Herbert Medal, named for pioneer geneticist and plant breeder William Herbert, is the highest honor the Society can bestow. ISBN 0881922331. #1040.