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Book on Indian Plants

RAJK RAJK at prodigy.net
Sat Nov 15 09:36:12 EST 1997


Botanical Survey of India( Govt Organisation ) has published a book 
called Florae Indicae Enumeratio-Monocotyledonae ( The Flowering Plants
of India : 
Monocotyledones ) by S.Karthikeyan et al which is a handy ,essential ,
resource book for all researchers whose research is based on 
flowering plants : Teachers and students of Botany, environmentalists,
Foresters and all those who are involved in studies on flowering plants 
of India. While you are working on any aspects of the flowering plants 
of India , when you want ot know their diversity, correct names and 
distribution data then you need this book.

In the course of your Research woork/teaching/ Bio-diversity studies 
, you would have felt the great need for an up-to-date list of Flowering
 Plants of India. As you are aware  J.D. Hooker's flora of British India
 ( 1872-1897 ) has become outdated and taxonomic studies on National and
 International level in the following more than 120 years has resulted 
in a better understanding of Indian Plants. This book is a result of 
that understanding.


Since Publication over 450 copies have been sold to various universities
in India and abroad. Notable among these are Missouri Botanical Garden ,
 USA, ABN AMro Bank, NV , The Neterlands, National Parks Board, 
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Institutum Botanicum, Academia Sinica, 
China, Universiteit technikon, South Africa Leiden University,
Netherlands,
 Plant research division, Nepal, Tribhuvan University, Nepal,etc.
 References available on request. 
Cost of the book is $48 and $10 for Postage and shipping.

Please feel free to contact me at rajk at cyberspace.org for any questions
Res tel no is (503) 629 2117.



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