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On the geographical distribution of ferns

On the geographical distribution of ferns

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Published by R. Taylor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ferns -- Classification.,
  • Phytogeography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.G. Baker ; read April 4, 1867.
    GenreClassification.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QK523 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 305-352
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19891815M

    Modern-day ferns are exquisitely diverse in size, shape and leaf-form; from magnificent foot tall tree ferns to the diminutive hairy water-clover, with its 4-leaf clover leaves. There are approximately kinds of ferns in North America and most of them can be found on the national forests and grasslands. Distribution and abundance. Geographically, ferns are most abundant in the tropics. Arctic and Antarctic regions possess few species. On the other hand, a small tropical country such as Costa Rica may have more than species of ferns—about twice as many as are found in all of North America north of Mexico.

    A well-researched book, usually with more than one photograph of each species and good information on the plant and its uses. This species can be confused with P. Thonningii when the leaves are old and more or less without hairs[. The book is unique in its coverage of all bryophyes and ferns to found within this large and varied geographical area, its scope extending from Iceland in the west to the Ural Mountains in the east and including the northern Macaronesian fern section has been further extended to include Georgia and the Caucasus, Turkey and Cyprus.

    Hawaii's Ferns and Fern Allies by Daniel D. Palmer Book Description: Hawaii's Ferns and Fern Allies is the first comprehensive survey of Hawaii's ferns to be published in more than years. The book covers endemic, indigenous, and naturalized ferns and fern allies (including rare and endangered taxa), providing dichotomous keys, basionyms and synonyms, technical . Geographical distribution Perhaps no other group of plants attracts more interest among both professional and amateur botanists than ferns. As early as , when one of the first lists of Illinois plants was published, sixteen species of ferns were already known in the Range: $ - $


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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Outlines of the morphology natural history classification geographical distribution and economic uses of the flowering plants and ferns 1. Outlines of the general morphology physiology and natural history of the flowering plants and ferns.

Classification of plants. Forms of vegetation geographical distribution of plants &c. Economic. Katharine Murray Lyell (–) was a British botanist, author of an early book on the worldwide distribution of ferns, and editor of volumes of the correspondence of several of the era's notable scientists.

Biography. Katharine Murray Horner was one of six daughters of the Scottish merchant and geologist Leonard d Horner educated his daughters well and took Born: Katharine Murray Horner, Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Mohlenbrock. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages illustrations, maps 23 cm.

Series Title: # Ferns--Geographical. The longtime interest of a great many people makes the distribution of ferns better known than that of any other group of plants in Illinois.

This detailed account of ferns and fern-allies was first published in as the first volume in the series The Illustrated Flora of Illinois. Eminent botanist Robert H. Mohlenbrock has now revised Ferns 5/5(2). A Natural History of Ferns is an entertaining and informative look at why ferns and their relatives are unique among plants.

Ferns live in habitats from the tropics to polar latitudes, and unlike seed plants, which endow each seed with the resources to Cited by: Download RIS citations.

TY - BOOK TI - The ferns of North America colored figures and descriptions, with synonymy and geographical distribution, of the ferns (including the ophioglassaceae) of the United States of America and the British North American possessions /. Original report and NOT a reprint.

On the geographical distribution of ferns. John Gilbert Baker HOFFMAN BOOKS, ABAA, Rating: % positive. Title.

Historia filicum: an exposition of the nature, number and organography of ferns, and review of the principles upon which genera are founded, and the systems of classification of the principal authors, with a new general arrangement; characters of the genera; remarks on their relationship to one another; their species; reference to authors; geographical distribution; etc., etc.

The Ferns of North America: Colored Figures and Descriptions with Synonymy and Geographical Distribution, of the Ferns (including the Ophioglossaceœ) of the United States of America and the British North American Possessions, Charles Edward Faxon: Author: Daniel Cady Eaton: Illustrated by: James Henry Emerton, Charles Edward Faxon: Publisher.

Diversity and distribution of ferns in sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar and some islands of the South Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography, 31, – Allen, A. and Gillooly, J. Geographical Distribution of Ferns DOUGLAS H.

CAMPBELL The geographical distribution of the existing ferns affords some interesting problems concerning the origin and relationship of the various families and genera. Whereas some families and genera are cosmopolitan, and some species like the common bracken (Pteridium aquili.

The Book of Choice Ferns: For the Garden, Conservatory, and Stove: Describing and Giving Explicit Cultural Directions for the Best and Most Striking Ferns and Selaginellas in Cultivation. Illustrated with Coloured Plates and Numerous Wood Engravings, Sp (Hardcover) by.

Introduction. The biogeography of ferns and lycophytes can be studied from several points of view and with various methods. It might, for instance, examine the distribution of species on a single tree (Krömer and Kessler, ; Schuettpelz and Trapnell, ), or the frequency and abundance of species over large regions (Ruokolainen et al., ; Lwanga et al.

Biogeography of ferns. In our study however, the geographical distribution of donated and received species (Fig. 1) appears to have been determined. "Ferns are ubiquitous on this damp island, but often overlooked, overshadowed by the interest in the technicolour of our flowering plants.

This book gives the reader an introduction to the reasons for the variety of ferns in the British Isles, as well as the history of their development within this landscape and their use by man.

Biology and evolution of ferns and lycophytes. This may reflect the fact that both editors are from the USA as much as it mirrors the geographical distribution of current pteridological activity, but it is true that in the UK at least there are now few active research pteridologists who can contribute to such a volume.

This book will be Cited by: 1. Panbiogeographical nodes (crossed circles) for American Cyatheales superimposed to (A) the geographical distribution of cloud forests (grey) in tropical America (adapted from. Tree Ferns of the Cyatheaceae family are the largest Ferns. They are tropical plants which can grow 60 ft (18 m) or more in height and have fronds 15 ft (5 m) or more in length.

In contrast, Species in the Genus Azolla, a group of free-floating aquatic Ferns, have very simple Fronds (compound leaf) which are less than in ( cm) in diameter. The Ferns of North America. Colored Figures and Descriptions, with Synonymy and Geographical Distribution, of the Ferns of the United States of America and the British North American Possessions.

Two Volumes. Boston: Bradlee Whidden, Publisher, Cloth. Folio. Good. Since the publication of the first edition more than thirty years ago, The Flora of Alberta has become the standard guide for naturalists, botanists, and all those interested in the wildlife of the province.

It provides an inventory of known vascular plant species- ferns, conifers, and flowering plants - that are native to Alberta, or if non-native, that have become established and 4/5(1).His notable publications include "A Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns" in two volumes and "Age and Area: A Study of Geographical Distribution and Origin of Species”, published in He returned to Cambridge inAlma mater: University College, Liverpool, Gonville .The book describes the author's year-long, three-times-per-week, mile commute through Delmarva and tells us about the flora and fauna he sees on these drives, and then goes into a description of their attributes, their relationship to the environment, and the history of their development and distribution.