This is the first comprehensive, up-to-date checklist of the vascular plants found in Jordan. The book covers 112 families and all species, including ferns and gymnosperms, that have been recorded for Jordan, with correct nomenclature and accepted names. Each species is cited with at least one specimen from the field. A collaboration between the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Plants of Jordan is the work of experts from both institutions and will be the standard in the field for years to come.
|Publisher:||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Hatem Taifour is chief botanist at the Royal Botanic Garden, Jordan. Ahmed El-Oqlah is professor in the Department of Botany at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. Shahina A. Ghazanfar is an honorary research associate at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Table of Contents
Floristics, vegetation and biogeography 2
Vegetation and habitats 3
Physical map of Jordan and map showing the Governorates of Jordan 10
Herbaria consulted and cited in Checklist 11
Annotated Checklist 11
Ferns and fern allies 11
References and selected bibliography 154
Index to genera 157