Book ID: 115429
Atlas of the Hellenic Flora. 3 volumes. 2023. 268 full-page col. plates. 5618 distrib. maps. 2131 p. Hardcover. 30 x 30 cm.
This work summarizes more than two centuries of floristic exploration of Greece, in which the author has participated for the last 59 years. Volumes one and two comprise detailed distribution maps for all species of vascular plants in Greece (5,618 maps in all). The maps have been generated from the Flora Hellenica Database which was started in 1988 and now comprises more than one million geo-referenced records. The individual distribution maps are 118 x 118 mm; in addition to dots they contain a short description as well as information on flowering time, altitude, chorology, life form and ecology. Volume three contains taxonomic comments (78 pages), a bibliography of 16,108 titles, a photo appendix of 268 full-page colour plates (with 12 photos per page) and Index to Scientific Names (61 pages).
This is a heavy set: 10.8 kg.
This work has been published, but distribution will start in September 2023 only. Orders will be recorded for supply in September. The price is still tentative.