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xxii, 737 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 27 cm.
As one of the premier plant collectors in North America during the late nineteenth century, the work of Cyrus Guernsey Pringle (1838-1911) was, and remains, outstanding. Far from emerging from nowhere, his illustrious career grew over the span of a decade from his earlier work in horticulture. This book first considers those years, including Pringle's contributions to three scientific efforts of national scope--the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, the 1880 census of American forests, and the Jesup Collection of North American Woods--in detail. Each opportunity was critical not only to his developing expertise in field botany, but to expanding his network of scientific colleagues. From that point forward, this volume is devoted to documenting the travels and discoveries Pringle made in the western United States and northwestern Mexico--the Pacific Slope--between 1881 and 1884. His itinerary is recorded by more than 2700 plant specimens, supplemented by contemporary accounts, correspondence among more than twenty of his friends and other scientists, as well as other primary sources. Illustrations are carefully chosen to represent the places, the plants, and this time period that was formative both for Pringle and for American botany; among them is a never before published series of photographs that Pringle took himself in 1884 in the deserts of Arizona and Sonora. Complementing this story are appendices listing the plant species and specimens that Pringle collected, along with a series of historical maps showing the routes and localities that he visited. The circumstances of Pringle's early life, the professional opportunities that he enjoyed, and the very timing of his work created a trajectory not common to other collectors. Pringle was not given to self-promotion, however, and was reluctant to publish autobiographical accounts or even to record his travels for posterity. While his later work in Mexico is best known, the story of Pringle's early career and all that he accomplished in the western states has not been written before now. This is a book that Pringle could have published had he chosen to, but one that benefits from the perspective of more than a century since his work in the region.--Back cover.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
172 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
  • Taxonomic history
  • Phylogenetic relationships
  • Morphological characters
  • Pollen morphology
  • Chromosome numbers
  • Intrageneric classification
  • Key to sections of Aralia
  • Reproductive biology
  • Species concepts
  • Distribution and biogeography
  • Taxonomy.
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584 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
" . . . includes the countries of Guyana and Surinam, French Guiana (a part of France) and the Venezuelan states of Amazonas, Bolivar, and Delta Amacuro. The checklist contains 257 vascular plant families with 13,367 species." -- from abstract p. [2].
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184 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Stancik, Daniel and Paul M. Peterson. A revision of Festuca (Poaceae: Loliinae) in South American paramos. Smithsonian Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, Volume 56, 184 pages (including 97 fi gures). A taxonomic revision of Festuca L. for the South American paramos of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, northern Peru, and Venezuela is given. Fifty-six species and six subspecies of Festuca are recognized in the study area. Fifty-three species are native to the fl ora region and three are introduced and cultivated. Keys for determining the species, a classifi cation, synonymies, descriptions, leaf anatomical descriptions, observations, distribution and habitat, specimens examined, illustrations, and leaf surface micrographs are provided. One species: F. turimiquirensis Stancik & P.M. Peterson, and one subspecies: F. tolucensis subsp. culata Stancik & P.M. Peterson, are newly described. The following three names were lectotypifi ed: Bromus caldasii Kunth [=Festuca caldasii (Kunth) Kunth], Festuca fratercula Rupr. ex E. Fourn. (=Festuca amplissima Rupr. subsp. amplissima), and Festuca ovina subvar. jamesonii St.-Yves (=Festuca glumosa Hack. ex E.B. Alexeev).
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180 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
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225 p. : ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
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415 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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483 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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152 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Book
150 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • Notes on trips
  • Collection localities
  • Collection locality maps
  • Collections by number
  • Collections by determined taxa.
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185 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Book
590 p. : ill. (some col.) ; maps, ports. ; 26 cm.
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104 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
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Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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15. Begoniaceae [2002]

Book
289 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • pt. 1. Annotated species list
  • pt. 2. Illustrated key, abridgement and supplement.
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144 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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255 p. ; 26 cm.
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xvii, 211 p., 17 p. of plates : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Based on work spanning a decade, this study of the Maquipucuna area-on the western slopes of the Andes discusses the climate, vegetation, ecological relationships, and flora, and emphasizes the importance of the Maquipucuna area as a biological reserve. In addition to the checklist of the flora, which enumerates 1,650 species (including 228 species of pteridophytes and over 200 species of orchids), appendices give information on floristic composition of communities, distribution of epiphytes, and elevational ranges of families and genera. The illustrations include a map, landscapes, and characteristic species.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520098305 20160528
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4 v. ; 26 cm.
  • 1. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae / by Emmet J. Judziewicz ... [et al.]
  • 2. Subfamily Chloridoideae / by Paul M. Peterson ... [et al.]
  • 3. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae / by Fernando O. Zuloaga ... [et al.]
  • 4. Subfamily Pooideae / by Robert J. Soreng ... [et al.].
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128 p. ; 26 cm.
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