Just in time for the holidays, Atoll Research Bulletin brings you the flora of Christmas Island! Don't miss this comprehensive treatment of the environment and plant life of this tiny Pacific atoll.
Proceedings of a 2010 symposium at the National Museum of American History celebrates the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology and the Smithsonian Libraries’ Resident Scholar Program. Essays describe intertwining of scientific, artistic, and literary achievements; roles of learned societies in developing American science; resources of Smithsonian Libraries; and research projects resulting from the Dibner Library’s rare book and manuscript holdings.
A vegetative key, descriptions, and illustrations for the identification of 284 native and naturalized grasses that occur in Egypt are presented. In addition, the authors provide a modern classification, glossary of terms, and indexes to scientific and common names. The key is based on vegetative characters to allow identification of specimens that do not have flowering structures (inflorescences and spikelets).