Atlas of Bulgarian Endemic Plants

By Ana Petrova
November 2006
Gea-Libris, Tsarigradsko Shosse Blvd 147, Sofia 1592, Bulgaria
Distributed By Coronet Books
ISBN: 9789543000654
400 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2"


Endemics have always been the object of special attention as the most important and valuable indicators of plant diversity. This book comprises 164 Bulgarian and Balkan endemic taxa belonging to 34 families, most with limited distribution and conservation status.

Families are presented in the same sequence as in Flora Europaea, while the species within a family are in alphabetical order. The following information is provided for each taxon: Latin name, authority, short morphological description, endemic type, habitat and ecology, distribution, threat status and references.

Expressive, professionally executed and scientifically precise are the color illustrations of the taxa. The book includes also a List of the Bulgarian endemics and floristic regionsin which they occur. The authors are eminent botanists, with extensive professional experience. The book will be of interest of every professional botanists, students, naturalists or lovers of botanical art.


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