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Published: 15 April 2011

276 Pages | Full color photographs throughout

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199558926

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The Anatomy of Palms

Arecaceae - Palmae

P. Barry Tomlinson, James W. Horn, and Jack B. Fisher

  • Provides a new classification of palms based on vegetative anatomy and molecular phylogenetic evidence
  • Includes anatomical keys to the four subfamilies, many tribes, and some genera
  • Written by the undisputed leaders in the field of palm anatomy and synthesizes a research career spanning 50 years
  • Extensive and informative colour plates provide a high visual impact and highlight key anatomical characteristics revealed by the use of stains to clearly distinguish cellular and histological features

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