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A Field Guide to Economically Important Plants of Sri Lanka

Prabha Amarasinghe, Priyanganie Senanayake and Gunapala Amarasinghe, Stamford Lake Publications, 2015, Pbk, xl, 158 p, col plates, map, ISBN : 9789556584080, $60.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Field Guide to Economically Important Plants of Sri Lanka

Contents: Forward. Preface. Using this book. Glossary. Plant parts you need to know. Development of plant classification system. Classification of plants in this field guide. Species accounts. I. Monocots: 1. Araceae; 2. Arecaceae. 3. Asparagaceae. 4. Cyperaceae. 5. Hypoxidaceae. 6. Poaceae. 7. Smilacaceae. 8. Xanthorrhoeaceae.  II. Magnoliids: 9. Aristolochiaceae. 10. Lauraceae. 11. Magnoliaceae. III. Eudicots: 13. Acanthaceae. 14. Anacardiaceae. 15. Apiaceae. 16. Apocynaceae. 17. Asteraceae. 18. Bignoniaceae. 19. Bixaceae. 20. Brassicaceae. 21. Calophyllaceae. 22. Celastraceae. 23. Combretaceae. 24. Convolvulaceae. 25. Dilleniaceae. 26. Dipterocarpaceae. 27. Ebenaceae. 28. Erythroxylaceae. 29. Euphorbiaceae. 30. Fabaceae. 31. Lamiaceae. 32. Lecythidaceae. 33. Loganiaceae. 34. Lythraceae. 35. Malvaceae. 36. Melastomataceae. 37. Meliaceae. 38. Moraceae. 39. Myrtaceae. 40. Nyctaginaceae. 41. Oleaceae. 42. Phyllanthaceae. 43. Plantaginaceae. 44. Plumbaginaceae. 45. Rhamnaceae. 46. Rubiaceae. 47. Rutaceae. 48. Santalaceae. 49. Sapindaceae. 50. Sapotaceae. 51. Solanaceae. 52. Symplocaceae. 53. Vitaceae. 54. Zingiberaceae. Index to genera. Index to English names. Index to Sinhala names. Index to Tamil names. References. Photographs and illustrations.

This field guide includes 144 selected plants with economic value in Sri Lanka. It includes over 300 colour photographs of flowers, vegetative parts and wood. The guide adheres to the latest nomenclature and follows the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group III system of classification.

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