Flora of the Outer Hebrides

Flora of the Outer Hebrides

by R. J. Pankhurst, J. M. Mullin

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Overview

Flora of the Outer Hebridies is the first comprehensive publication to describe the flowering plants and ferns of the Outer Hebridies, comprising over 700 species. Introductory chapters cover the climate, geography, geology, soils, vegetation and botanical history of the area. Every effort has been made to give Gaelic names for plants, and a chapter is devoted to Gaelic plant folklore.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907807497
Publisher: Pelagic Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 185
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

R.J. PANKHURST is head of the taxonomic computing section at the RoyalBotanic Garden, Edinburgh. He is an expert in computer databases and identification programs for plants. He is also a keen member of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and used to be a curator of the British flowering plant section at The Natural History Museum, London.

J.M. MULLIN is an applied ecologist with the environmental and engineering consultants Travers Morgan. He is an expert in the identification of British wild plants and is a keen member of the Botanical Society of the British Isles. He used to work on the flora of the British Isles at The Natural History Museum, London.

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