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Plant collections in the British Isles

John Trevor Williams

Plant collections in the British Isles

a preliminary index

by John Trevor Williams

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Published by Bentham-Moxon Trust in Richmond .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Isles,
  • British Isles.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- British Isles -- Catalogs and collections,
    • Botany -- Research -- British Isles,
    • Germplasm resources, Plant -- British Isles

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: An index of the living plant collections in the British Isles.

      Other titlesIndex of the living plant collections in the British Isles.
      Statementby J. T. Williams ; with a foreword by J. Heslop-Harrison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK73.G7 W54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[3], 57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290821M
      ISBN 100950487619
      LC Control Number78318190

      Dr Stuart Max Walters - Director of the Botanic Garden - Plant Taxonomist, Pioneering Conservationist, Lecturer, Flora co-author, Editor, Pacifist Career & Awards Research Fellow, St John's College, Curator of University Herbarium, - Part-time Director of BSBI Mapping Scheme, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, RHS. It presents an up-to-date summary of the range of British and Irish plant species, replacing the Atlas of British Flora () and demonstrating the large changes which have taken place in the range and frequency of many species since it was published. Fungal diseases of UK plant species have recently been given high public profile due to their great potential impact on the UK natural and cultivated flora and on the landscape of the British Isles. These fungal diseases include ash die-back (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus); sweet chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) and blight diseases. Image copyright RHS Lindley Collections Image caption A book by Leonhart Fuchs on herbal plants published in Basel in Many garden plants we're familiar with today have a hidden history.

        A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period – by writers from the British Isles. Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan : Tara Cataldo Uf.


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