Guide to Describing Flowers

Guide to Describing Flowers
B8F56762

Product code: B8F56762

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The FSC Describing flowers guide describes and illustrates the main characters used in identification. These include:

  • Overview of flowers: whorl, calyx, sepals, petals, stamens, carpels
  • Flower symmetry: actinomorphic and zygomorphic
  • Perianth: anther, filament; shape and arrangement
  • Carpel: stigma, style, ovary, ovule; inferior and superior ovaries
  • Leaf: venation, arrangement, position, margins, bases, shape, stipules; simple and compound leaves

Text on the reverse side includes a checklist of the main characters you can record in the field. We've also included a guide to writing a floral formula, and to describing fruits (berry, drupe, achene, nut, capsule, etc), plant form (herb, shrub, tree), organs of vegetative reproduction (stolon, rhizome, etc) and inflorescence (spike, panicle, rhizome, etc).

Further Information

Guide
Describing Flowers
Pack
1
Product Type
Identification Guide
GBP5.15
GBP6.18 inc VAT
In stock

The FSC Describing flowers guide describes and illustrates the main characters used in identification. These include:

  • Overview of flowers: whorl, calyx, sepals, petals, stamens, carpels
  • Flower symmetry: actinomorphic and zygomorphic
  • Perianth: anther, filament; shape and arrangement
  • Carpel: stigma, style, ovary, ovule; inferior and superior ovaries
  • Leaf: venation, arrangement, position, margins, bases, shape, stipules; simple and compound leaves

Text on the reverse side includes a checklist of the main characters you can record in the field. We've also included a guide to writing a floral formula, and to describing fruits (berry, drupe, achene, nut, capsule, etc), plant form (herb, shrub, tree), organs of vegetative reproduction (stolon, rhizome, etc) and inflorescence (spike, panicle, rhizome, etc).

Further Information

Guide
Describing Flowers
Pack
1
Product Type
Identification Guide

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