An Illustrated Guide To New Zealand Hebes

Author: Michael Bayly
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  • : $15.00(AUD)
  • : 9780909010126
  • : Te Papa Press
  • : Te Papa Press
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  • : June 2006
  • : 99.95
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  • : books

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  • : Michael Bayly
  • : Hardback
  • : Near Fine
  • : 350
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Barcode 9780909010126
9780909010126

Description

This book is the most comprehensive guide yet to the identification, classification, and biology of the flowering plant genera Hebe and Leonohebe. Hebes are grown throughout the world. Of 88 wild species, all but three are endemic to New Zealand. This book focuses on hebes found in the wild and provides keys to identify all taxa - 88 species of Hebe and five of Leonohebe. For each species, the book dedicates two pages of detailed information, photographs, and distribution maps. General chapters discuss evolution, reproductive biology, conservation, and other topics. This is an indispensable reference for professional botanists, conservation managers, gardeners, students, and plant photographers.

Awards

Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Reference & Anthology Category 2007 and NZ Society of Authors Best First Book Award Non-Fiction Category 2007.