Green Plants: Their Origin and Diversity by Peter R. Bell,Alan R. Hemsley

By Peter R. Bell,Alan R. Hemsley

The imperative topic of eco-friendly vegetation, first released in 2000, is the wonderful range of kinds present in the plant country, from the simplicity of prokaryotic algae to the myriad complexities of flowering vegetation. The ebook is prepared in response to ordinarily authorized category schemes, starting with algae (prokaryotic and eukaryotic) and relocating via mosses, liverworts, fern allies, ferns and gymnosperms to flowering crops. Copiously illustrated all through, it presents a concise account of all algae and land vegetation, with details on themes from mobile constitution to existence cycles and replica. The authors preserve a refreshingly wary technique in discussions of attainable phylogenetic relationships and contain newly rising info on gains of vegetation recognized basically as fossils. This version has been thoroughly up-to-date to mirror present perspectives at the starting place of the foremost teams of crops, supplying a source for college kids of botany, and for researchers desiring a finished connection with the plant kingdom.

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