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The Resource Discovering Australian flora : an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience, Fanny Karouta-Manasse

Discovering Australian flora : an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience, Fanny Karouta-Manasse

Label
Discovering Australian flora : an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience
Title
Discovering Australian flora
Title remainder
an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience
Statement of responsibility
Fanny Karouta-Manasse
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how plants are displayed in the ANBG according to themes and provides clear and simple geographical, historical and botanical information. It also describes the unique features of Australian flora, including their reliance to fire and ability to survive in poor soil, and looks in detail at the two dominant genera in the Australian landscape - Eucalyptus and Acacia.T
Cataloging source
ANL
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Karouta-Manasse, Fanny
Dewey number
581.994
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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CSIRO
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  • Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • Botanical gardens
  • Plants
  • Plants
  • Planting design
  • Botany
Target audience
general
Label
Discovering Australian flora : an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience, Fanny Karouta-Manasse
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book does not set out to cover the whole of the Australian flora growing in the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Rather, it is a selection of photos taken during my walks in the Gardens since my arrival in Canberra in March 2009." --At foot of acknowledgements
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 86)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The different plant groupings in the Gardens -- Taxonomic -- Ecological -- Horticultural -- Ethnobotanical -- Endangered species -- The Australian flora: some characteristics and history -- Two genera dominate the Australian landscape -- Eucalyptus -- Acacia -- Many plants rely on fire to reproduce -- There is a high percentage of endemism -- Woody sclerophyllous plants dominate -- Species-rich vegetation grows on very poor soil -- Some residents and visitors to the Gardens -- In conclusion
Control code
000059217237
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781486307814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965955659
Label
Discovering Australian flora : an Australian National Botanic Gardens experience, Fanny Karouta-Manasse
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book does not set out to cover the whole of the Australian flora growing in the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Rather, it is a selection of photos taken during my walks in the Gardens since my arrival in Canberra in March 2009." --At foot of acknowledgements
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 86)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The different plant groupings in the Gardens -- Taxonomic -- Ecological -- Horticultural -- Ethnobotanical -- Endangered species -- The Australian flora: some characteristics and history -- Two genera dominate the Australian landscape -- Eucalyptus -- Acacia -- Many plants rely on fire to reproduce -- There is a high percentage of endemism -- Woody sclerophyllous plants dominate -- Species-rich vegetation grows on very poor soil -- Some residents and visitors to the Gardens -- In conclusion
Control code
000059217237
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781486307814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965955659

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