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Green Plants: Their Origin and Diversity

Green Plants: Their Origin and Diversity
Author: Peter R. Bell - Alan R. Hemsley
ISBN 13: 9780521646734
ISBN 10: 521646731
Edition: 2
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2000-10-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
List Price: $84.99

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)