Name that flower
Name that flower: the identification of flowering plants, 2nd edition

By Ian Clarke and Helen Lee


Published in 2003 by the Melbourne University Press, B&W illustrations and colour plates, 299 pages


Price $A34.95 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote


ISBN 052285060X or ISBN 9780522850604

This new edition is extended and updated and includes over 130 detailed line drawings and 12 pages of colour plates. It is an introduction to the arrangement of flowers on plants, reproduction, plant structure and function, and the way plants are grouped and named. Methods for dissecting flowers and observing their structure for identification purposes are clearly described. A comprehensive glossary and up-to-date bibliography provide a welcome guide to further information.


Table of contents


1. Getting started

2. The structure of flowers

3. Inflorescences - the arrangement of flowers on plants

4. Reproduction

5. Introduction to plant structure and function

6. Classification and nomenclature - grouping and naming

7. The process of identification

8 Plant families