A Handbook of the World's Conifers: Revised and Updated Edition
BRILL, 27/04/2010 - 1112 páginas
The first handbook to include detailed information on all 615 conifers, temperate as well as tropical, this encyclopedic work offers users as diverse as ecologists, gardeners, foresters and conservationists the accumulated knowledge of these trees obtained in 30 years of academic research, presented in an easily searchable format.
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The conifers of the world an introduction
The distribution and ecology of conifers
The economic importance of conifers
The conservation of conifer diversity
Synopsis of families and genera
Taxonomic treatment of families
Taxonomic treatment of genera and species
Lists of illustrations
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abaxial Abies acute adaxial adult leaves Agathis altitudinal range apex appressed assurgent axillary Bark base Bract-scale complexes bracts cm long cm wide conical conifers Conservation IUCN crown Cupressaceae Cupressus curved cylindrical dark brown deciduous decurrent decussate dense Description Trees diam dioecious Ecology erect Etymology The species flattened Foliage branches Foliage branchlets forest glabrous glaucous globose green grey grey-brown grooved holotype imbricate incurved Juniperus keeled leaf colour Leaves in fascicles lectotype less light brown Mexico microsporophylls mm long monoecious monopodial montane mountain obtuse occurs ovoid ovoid-oblong peduncles pendulous persistent Picea pine Pinus Podocarpaceae Pollen cones pollen sacs purplish recurved reddish brown resinous rhombic scale leaves scaly Seed cones Seed cones terminal Seed scales seed wings shoots short shrubs Sichuan Silba slender slightly smooth species epithet stomata straight subglobose subsp tall Taxonomic notes TDWG codes thick triangular trunk Tsuga Type ultimate branchlets umbo Vernacular names whorls Yunnan