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flowering plants of Africa

an analytical key to the genera of African phanerogams.

by Franz Thonner

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Published by Dulau & Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Fr. Thonner.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 647 p.
    Number of Pages647
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14191489M
    LC Control Number16000930

    Plant Diversity Page pd-3 How did the life stages of plants change during evolution? 1. Initially, the gametophyte was the larger, more apparent stage; as in a moss. 2. Later, the sporophyte stage became more dominant and elaborate. 3. Eventually, the gametophyte stage became reduced to being only microscopic. II. Characteristics of the major groups of plants. The perennial flowers make your garden full of colors all year round. These plants range from low-growing shrubs to tall plants. There are plants that have bright colors, colorful leaves, and glowing seed heads similar to a few ornamental grasses. These plants are excellent for covering a shady spot.

    du Plessis, N. M. BULBOUS PLANTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: A GUIDE TO THEIR CULTURE AND PROPAGATION. Cape Town: Tafelberg, SB S87 Dyer, R. Allen. THE GENERA OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FLOWERING PLANTS: VOLUME 1: DICOTYLEDONS and VOLUME 2: GYMNOSPERMS AND MONOCOTYLEDONS. Pretoria: Department of Agricultural Technical . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillips, Edwin Percy. Genera of South African flowering plants. [S.l.: s.n.], (Pretoria: Govt. Printer).

    The Flowering Plants of Africa Vol 30 Part 4 December $ View. Dyer, R Allen. The Genera of Southern African Flowering Plants Volume 1 & 2 $ View. Dyer, R Allen. The Flowering Plants of Africa Vol 29 Part 3 April $ Planting & Flowering Guide Lures: Hummingbirds Seed-eating Birds Butterflies Edible Good Cut Flower Good For Drying Wildflower U Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 15 Plant Type Light Needs Difficulty Water Needs Notes Planting & Flowering Key A = Annual - blooms & dies in.


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The flowering plants, also known as Angiospermae, or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 64 orders, families, approximat known genera andknown species.

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