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Forest Botany
Other Titles: Indigenous Trees and Shrubs of Greece
Authors: Korakis, Georgios
Reviewer: Kyriazopoulos, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > LIFE SCIENCES > FUCTIONAL AND ORGANISMIC BIOLOGY > BOTANY/PLANT BIOLOGY > FOREST BOTANY
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > LIFE SCIENCES > FUCTIONAL AND ORGANISMIC BIOLOGY > BOTANY/PLANT BIOLOGY
Keywords:
Forest Botany
Plant Systematics
Forest Vegetation
Trees
Shrubs
Greece
Description:
Abstract:
The book FOREST BOTANY is addressed to undergraduate students of the Departments of Forestry, Ecology and Environment of the Academic Institutions of Greece.
Forest Botany is an applied branch of botanical science which aims to study the woody plant species of terrestrial ecosystems. These plants, trees and shrubs, are presented in this book in a systematic way, following the recent systematic classification and updated nomenclature.
In the book's material is included:
1. An introductory chapter on the description and classification of forest vegetation in Greece.
2. The main part which is the second chapter dealing with the most important trees and shrubs genera and species that are indigenous in Greece. It includes a total of 63 genera.
3. An appendix with the basic terminology illustrated.
The species covered by the book are morphologically described and data are provided concerning their geographical distribution, biological and habitat requirements, as well as their conservation status.
Table of Contents:
Foreward
Preface
1. The flora and vegetation of forests in Greece
1.1 The Greek flora
1.2 The floristic composition of forests in Greece
1.3 The classification of forest vegetation
1.4. Important forest species
2. Indigenous forest trees and shrubs of Greece
2.1. Genus Abies Miller
2.2. Genus Picea A. Dietr.
2.3. Genus Pinus Miller
2.4. Genus Cupressus L.
2.5. Genus Juniperus L.
2.6. Genus Taxus L.
2.7. Genus Salix L.
2.8. Genus Populus L.
2.9. Genus Juglans L.
2.10. Genus Alnus Miller
2.11. Genus Betula L.
2.12. Genus Carpinus L.
2.13. Genus Ostrya Scop
2.14. Genus Corylus L.
2.15. Genus Fagus L.
2.16. Genus Castanea Miller
2.17. Genus Quercus L.
2.18. Genus Ulmus L.
2.19. Genus Celtis L.
2.20. Genus Zelkova Spach
2.21. Genus Clematis L.
2.22. Genus Laurus L.
2.23. Genus Liquidambar L.
2.24. Genus Platanus L.
2.25. Genus Rubus L.
2.26. Genus Rosa L.
2.27. Genus Pyrus L.
2.28. Genus Malus Miller
2.29. Genus Sorbus L.
2.30. Genus Crataegus L.
2.31. Genus Prunus L.
2.32. Genus Cercis L.
2.33. Genus Ceratonia L.
2.34. Genus Calicotome (Poir.) Link
2.35. Genus Spartium L.
2.36. Genus Colutea L.
2.37. Genus Hippocrepis L.
2.38. Genus Myrtus L.
2.39. Genus Rhus L.
2.40. Genus Cotinus Miller
2.41. Genus Pistacia L.
2.42. Genus Aesculus L.
2.43. Genus Acer L.
2.44. Genus Cornus L.
2.45. Genus Ilex L.
2.46. Genus Euonymus L.
2.47. Genus Paliurus Miller
2.48. Genus Rhamnus L.
2.49. Genus Buxus L.
2.50. Genus Cistus L.
2.51. Genus Tilia L.
2.52. Genus Erica L.
2.53. Genus Arbutus L.
2.54. Genus Nerium L.
2.55. Genus Sambucus L.
2.56. Genus Lonicera L.
2.57. Genus Jasminum L.
2.58. Genus Fraxinus L.
2.59. Genus Ligustrum L.
2.60. Genus Olea L.
2.61. Genus Phillyrea L.
2.62. Genus Vitex L.
2.63. Genus Phoenix L.
3. Appendix
3.1. Leaf arrangement
3.2. Leaf type
3.3. Leaf venetion
3.4. Leaf attachment
3.5. Leaf shape
3.6. Leaf margin
3.7. Leaf apex
3.8. Leaf base
3.9. Inflorescences
3.10. Fruits
Linguistic Editors: Tziafa, Eleni
Technical Editors: Paschalidis, Kyriakos
Graphic Editors: Tsoukalas, Nikolaos
Type: Undergraduate textbook
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
ISBN 978-960-603-282-0
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Spatial Coverage: Greece
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/742
Bibliographic Citation: Korakis, G. (2015). Forest Botany [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. http://hdl.handle.net/11419/742
Language: Greek
Consists of: 1. The flora and vegetation of forests in Greece
2. Indigenous forest trees and shrubs of Greece
3. Appendix
Technical Requirement: OS windows xp or newer is required.
Version: 1st ed.
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions