Cycads superficially resemble palms and are often misidentified as such. However cycads are actually a unique assemblage of primitive plants that have been around for at least 250 million years.Because of their great antiquity they have been described as living fossils and the coelacanths of the plant world.
The book covers all 185 living species in their eleven genera.It has over 250 colour photographs, many descriptive line drawings, identification keys, distribution maps and 16 fine old colour engravings.Illustrated endpapers.With 312 pages text and supporting data and illustrations.Near Fine.
- Jacket Condition: Very Good
- Binding Condition: Very Good
- Overall Condition: Very Good
- Size: 195 X 265mm