BioInfo (UK)

Bebbington, A. & J., 1996

Describing Flowers

A fold-out leaflet of 4 double-sided A5 pages colour printed on shiny card. This leaflet presents a formal method of describing wildflowers: general form, inflorescence, flower & fruit and leaves. Floral formulae are explained and there is a basic pictorial glossary. Can be used either as a quick reference in conjunction with a flora, or for taking notes in the field to avoid collecting specimens.

Publisher Field Studies Council (FSC)
Identify With x8 or x10 hand lens (also useful to examine with x15 or x20 hand lens).

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

MAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants) Identification Current
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