Flora of Australia
Lichens: Lecanorales 2, Parmeliaceae Volume 55
By (author) Australian Biological Resources Study
Flora of Australia by Australian Biological Resources Study
Book DescriptionVolume 55 contains an account of the largest family of lichens in Australia, the Parmeliaceae. This family, familiar to most people as the common grey or brown to yellowish green foliose lichens of rocks, soil and bark, has about 60 genera and 1000 species worldwide. Thirty-one genera and 395 species are recorded from Australia. The book has keys for identification of genera and species. Each species is fully described, with bibliographic information, a full Australian synonymy, notes on habitat and distribution, and a summary of its chemistry. A distribution map is provided for each taxon and many species are illustrated in colour. An innovation in this volume is the inclusion of a synoptic key to the genera. This volume provides an excellent modern account of a difficult family.
Buy Flora of Australia book by Australian Biological Resources Study from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780643056749
(250mm x 176mm x 23mm)
Imprint: CSIRO Publishing
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Australian Biological Resources Study
Flora of Australia, Paperback (May 2015)
This volume presents an introduction to the family Asteraceae in Australia, including a synoptic classification and keys.
Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae, Paperback (May 2013)
Describes three families of plants, Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae, with 61 genera and 588 species.
Alismatales to Arales, Paperback (June 2011)
Volume 39 of the Flora of Australia describes 17 families of monocots in 76 genera and 256 species. Most of the families are aquatic, and include the sea-grasses, pond weeds, and some major agricultural weed species. Four families are entirely or mostly terrestrial.
Algae of Australia, Hardback (March 2007)» View all books by Australian Biological Resources Study
This introductory volume in the new Algae of Australia series includes essays, keys and an extensive bibliography.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Flora of Australia book by Australian Biological Resources Study and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.