Flora Hellenica covers the whole of Greece as politically constituted today. It attempts to be a comprehensive national Flora and to include all species of wild-growing vascular plants in the country, currently estimated to number c. 5,700.
(Extracted from the Introduction).
GENERAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
In this series of volumes of Flora Hellenica all the flora that can be found in Greece is catalogued in full scientific detail. Firstly, there is an introduction that describes the contents of the book, the nomenclature, the references, some traits of the Greek geography, geology and landscape, as well as a brief history of the botanical exploration in this area. Then, the descriptions of the flora itself are developed, organized in families, genera and subspecies. The great groups in which this first volume is divided are the Gymnospermae and the Angiospermae.
Likewise, a list of the scientific literature mentioned in the texts is offered as well, together with hundreds of maps that site the position of the different species on the Greek soil. The book is completed with an index of scientific names.
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