Flora of Maharashtra State (Dicotyledones): Vol. 1 (Ranunculaceae to Rhizophoraceae) (State Flora Series)

By: Edited by N. P. Singh and S. Karthikeyan

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Contents Preface Foreword I Introduction 1 The State of Maharashtra 2 Climatic Zones of Maharashtra 3 Major divisions of Maharashtra II Flora of Maharashtra 4 Early History of Botany of Maharashtra 5 Noteworthy botanical works in Bombay and Maharashtra 6 State of art of the flora and forests of Maharashtra III Vegetation of Maharashtra 7 Vegetation of Konkan 8 Vegetation of Western Maharashtra 9 Vegetation of Khandesh 9 Vegetation of Vidarbha 10 Vegetation of Marathwada IV Families of flowering plants according to Bentham and Hookers classification V Bibliography VI Index to Botanical names VII Index to Common names VIII Appendix This book is the first out of the five volumes proposed to be published by the author on the floristic wealth of Maharashtra The book is based on Bentham and Hookers system of classification of flowering plants which is used in all major herbaria in India for housing the herbarium specimens The book comprises 600 pages and accounts for 614 species and intraspecific taxa belonging to 62 Natural Orders or families from Ranunculaceae to Connaraceae Within the families information such as a key to species b original reference and earlier citations of each species and intraspecific taxa c known synonymy d descriptions of species and lower taxa e flowering phenology of ecological notes g distribution in Maharashtra and nomenclatural notes wherever necessary are given It contains 143 plates of illustrations of which 30 have coloured photographs Introduction to the volume comprising nearly 100 pages deals at length with the past botanical history and the vegetation of Maharashtra The nomenclature in the book is brought up to date in accordance with International Code of Botanical Nomenclature A number of new names have been proposed in fulfillment of International Botanical Rules A bibliography of commonly cited references and indices to botanical and common names are given separately at the end of the book The book is very useful for botanists foresters horticulturists bio chemists ayurvedic practitioners college and university teachers and students as well as common people alike. The correct name of the species, synonyms, taxonomic citation, location, etc., have been incorporated in these works. Printed Pages: 910 with 24 colour photos and 192 line drawings.

Title: Flora of Maharashtra State (Dicotyledones): Vol. 1 (Ranunculaceae to Rhizophoraceae) (State Flora Series)

Author Name: Edited by N. P. Singh and S. Karthikeyan

Categories: Botany, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Botanical Survey of India: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 040843

Keywords: Flora of Maharashtra State (Dicotyledones): Vol. 1 (Ranunculaceae to Rhizophoraceae)