The focus of the present edition has been to further consolidate the information on the principles of plant systematic, include detailed discussion on all major systems of classification, and significantly, also include discussion on the selected families of vascular plants, without sacrificing the discussion on basic principles. The families included for discussion are largely those which have wide representation, as also those that are less known but significant in evaluating the phylogeny of angiosperms. The discussion of the families also has a considerable focus on their phylogenetic relationships, as evidenced by recent cladistic studies, with liberal citation of molecular data. Several additional families have been included for detailed discussion in the present volume.Single-access keys are usual components of Floras, manuals, monographs and other books meant for identification. The keys ... Ranunculus: Plants herbaceous, fruit achene, distinct calyx and corolla, spur absent, petal with nectary at base. 2.
|Title||:||Plant Systematics, Third Edition|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2010-01-01|