4 edition of Plant collections in the British Isles found in the catalog.
Plant collections in the British Isles
John Trevor Williams
Cover title: An index of the living plant collections in the British Isles.
|Other titles||Index of the living plant collections in the British Isles.|
|Statement||by J. T. Williams ; with a foreword by J. Heslop-Harrison.|
|LC Classifications||QK73.G7 W54|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 57 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||78318190|
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Cover title: An index of the living plant collections in the British Isles. Description: , 57 pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Index of the living plant collections in the British Isles.
Responsibility: by J.T. Williams ; with a foreword by J. Heslop-Harrison. Over the past four centuries botanists and gardeners in the British Isles have gathered, maintained and propagated many varying species of plants. Their work has been documented in innumerable books and articles which are often difficult to trace.
The Dictionary of British and Plant collections in the British Isles book Botanists and Horticulturalists represents a time-saving reference source for those who wish to discover more. Book Description. Established as the standard work on the identification of the wild vascular plants of the British Isles, now in its third edition, New Flora of the Plant collections in the British Isles book Isles includes the addition of more than species, rewritten distributions and degrees of rarity and /5(12).
There are currently over National Collections in the British Isles, involving some genera andplants. Some collections are very large; for example 2, Narcissus and 1, Dahlias, whilst others are small; 6 Malmaison Carnations and 30 Photinia. We come across many of the National Plant Collections on our tours.
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