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Native eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania : South-eastern Australia / Dean Nicolle.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Melrose Park, SA : Dean Nicolle], 2022Description: 333 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cmContent type:
  • text
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780646868097
Subject(s): Summary: "Native Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania is a comprehensive treatment of every eucalypt species and subspecies occurring in these two states of south-eastern Australia (145 eucalypts in total). The book provides a wealth of information regarding their identification, distribution, ecology and uses. For each of the 145 eucalypts, a double-page provides the following information: - Images of the whole plant, bark, flowers and fruits - Detailed map of its distribution in south-eastern Australia - Meaning and origin of the name - Original naming and type information - Key features - Distribution and habitat - Cultivation and uses - Notes on how to identify the species, interesting populations and outstanding individual trees - Seedling painting by Ian Roberts - Detailed botanical description. Additionally, a quick reference guide to flowering times is included, to aid apiarists, entomologists, bird enthusiasts and all growers of native plants. Designed and written for those with no botanical training, but also catering for the professional, this book will be a valuable resource for all those interested in appreciating, identifying and growing the unique native eucalypts of south-eastern Australia." -- Back cover.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Library ANBG Library Books 583.76609945 NIC Available G043017

"Seedling paintings by Ian Roberts. Book design by Annett Borner.:

"Printed by Lane Communications, Adelaide."

"Native Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania is a comprehensive treatment of every eucalypt species and subspecies occurring in these two states of south-eastern Australia (145 eucalypts in total). The book provides a wealth of information regarding their identification, distribution, ecology and uses. For each of the 145 eucalypts, a double-page provides the following information:
- Images of the whole plant, bark, flowers and fruits
- Detailed map of its distribution in south-eastern Australia
- Meaning and origin of the name
- Original naming and type information
- Key features
- Distribution and habitat
- Cultivation and uses
- Notes on how to identify the species, interesting populations and outstanding individual trees
- Seedling painting by Ian Roberts
- Detailed botanical description.
Additionally, a quick reference guide to flowering times is included, to aid apiarists, entomologists, bird enthusiasts and all growers of native plants.
Designed and written for those with no botanical training, but also catering for the professional, this book will be a valuable resource for all those interested in appreciating, identifying and growing the unique native eucalypts of south-eastern Australia." -- Back cover.

"Three new subspecies are named and two new combinations are made in this book. Special thanks goes to Anna Monro of the Australian National Herbarium for her time and expertise in thoroughly checking the nomenclature of these names." -- Acknowledgements, p. 333.

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