A standard textbook that provides a concise account the plant kingdom.
A concise, well-illustrated, up-to-date account of the whole range of algae and land plants, revised from the earlier Diversity of green plants by P.R. Bell and C.L.F. Woodstock. The central theme is the remarkable diversity of forms evolution has fashioned in geologic time from the carbon continually being fixed by photosynthesis. For the high school and college classroom as well as for amateur botanists. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)