Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean
A Complete Guide to the Islands and Coastal Regions
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|Format:||Paperback, 560 pages|
|Other Information: ||1500 colour and 1200 b/w|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 07 June 2004|
This book is the standard field guide to the flowers, fruit trees, grasses and ferns found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean. It covers Portugal, Spain, France, Corsica, Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, the Balkans, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco - in all over 2500 plant species are described. Introductory chapters cover the general ecology and climate of the region, and describe the structure of the book and how to use it. Illustrated by renowned botanical artist Marjorie Blamey, and written by leading field botanist Christopher Grey-Wilson, this field guide will enable anyone to identify the wild plants found in this lovely and diverse region.
About the Author
Marjorie Blamey is one of the world's leading botanical artists. Christopher Grey-Wilson was on the scientific staff at the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew until 1990, before becoming the editor of the Alpine Garden Society. He has led many botanical expeditions to Europe and Asia.
A best-selling guide to the flowers of the MediterraneanCovers over 2,500 speciesIllustrated by one of the world's leading botanical artistsThe essential field guide to the flora of this region.
|Publisher: ||A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||21.0 x 13.0 centimeters (0.69 kg)|