Concise flowers of the Himalaya

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Oxford University Press
Wild flowers -- Himalaya Mountains -- Identifica
StatementOleg Polunin, Adam Stainton.
ContributionsStainton, Adam.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK341
The Physical Object
Paginationix,283p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14957313M
ISBN 100192177575

This is a compact edition of &i;Flowers of the Himalaya&o; by the same authors, and covers the most important aspects of the Himalayan flora in a convenient and affordable form. The descriptions of the species have been abbreviated and are mostly limited to those illustrated, in.

Contents 1 Introduction 2 Acknowledgements 3 Change of names 4 Descriptive txt 5 Drawings 6 Colour plates Glossary IndexThis book is based on the definitive and widely acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya by the same authors The Concise covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form All the colour.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the authors': Flowers of the Himalaya. Delhi: Oxford University Press, Col. maps on. Based on the authors' widely-acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya, this volume provides complete coverage of the Himalayan flora in more portable and accessible handy field guide presents clear, concise definitions and hundreds of color plates and illustrations for flora found in the area from the Nepal-Sikkim border in the southeast to the India-Pakistan border in the by: Based on the definitive and widely-acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya, the Concise describes over species of Himalayan flowers in a more portable and less expensive format.

Lavishly illustrated with almost color photos, this volume covers a wide variety of flora in the area from the Nepal-Sikkim border to the south-east of the Himalaya to the India-Pakistan border in the north-west and 4/5(3).

This supplement to Flowers of the Himalaya covers species that were not included in the previous book, with much new photographic material that has since become available. The book also includes illustrations of species that were given only a written description or which were illustrated by simple drawings.

Many tropical species and some exotics are included. This book is provides complete coverage of the Himalayan flora in more portable and accessible form. This handy field guide presents clear, concise definitions and hundreds of color plates and illustrations for flora found in the area from the Nepal-Sikkim border in the.

Concise Flowers of the Himalaya (Oxford India Paperbacks): ISBN () Softcover, Oxford University Press, A Concise Guide to the Flowers of Britain and Europe (Oxford Paperback Reference). Reading books, travel books, book. based on the definitive and widely-acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya, the Concise describes over species of Himalayan flowers Concise flowers of the Himalaya book a more portable and less expensive ly illustrated with almost color photos, this volume covers a wide variety of flora in the area from the Nepal-Sikkim border to the south-east of the Himalaya to the India.

This book is based on the same authors' definitive and widely acclaimed 'Flowers of the Himalaya', which was first published in The 'Concise' covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in more portable and less expensive form.

To this end, all. Books shelved as himalayas: The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer, Seven. Concise Flowers of the Himalaya (Oxford India paperbacks) corners of boards are bumped.

Contents in very nice condition with little wear, no turned over page corners. Heavy book, please inquire for postage outside the UK. A new softback. This is the supplement volume for Oleg Polunin s classic work Flowers of the Himalayas. Containing.

Himalaya by Michael Palin I don’t give much time to celebrity writing, but Palin’s is different. This is a really interesting and rather offbeat account of the travels that went into the. Isaac Kehimkar's book, *Common Indian Wild Flowers*, BNHS, Price Rs.

Highly recommended and can be carried in the field. Concise flowers of the Himalayas by Oleg Polunin & Adam Stainton (Rs)- Oxford Publication- A very good book for. Tibetan border in north and Indian plains in the south. You can find 3 books with the same title, if you find it difficult to go through thick book then ‘Flowers of the Himalaya: A Supplement’ and ‘Concise Flowers of the Himalaya’ should be your choice but then you may miss some details.

Himalaya is the book that Michael Palin wrote to accompany the BBC television documentary series Himalaya with Michael Palin. This book, like the other books that Michael Palin wrote following each of his seven trips for the BBC, consists both of his text and of many photographs to illustrate the : Michael Palin.

Among Flowers - Jamaica Kincaid Part of the National Geographic Directions Series -- a series of books by prominent authors that are commisioned to take a trip and write a book. I love the simple curiousity and child-like sense of adventure that Jamaica Kincaid brings to her walk through Nepal/5.

Note: The identification of species is done by the help of a local guide & the book 'Concise Flowers of the Himalaya' if there is any mistake or rectification plz inform me:) All these photos are processed at very low resolution for fast viewing.

This is the first book of its kind, helping readers to identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir to Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east. The authors describe some species found mostly in the upper valleys, hills, and higher mountainous regions/5(19).

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Flowers are borne in racemes up to 30 cm long or longer. Flowers have a gaping open mouth, compared to other Monk's hood flowers.

Sepals are blue or white with blue veins, rarely pale purple, lateral ones circular to nearly square, not contiguous with helmet.

Claw of petals is mm. Filaments are often almost hairless, winged, wings not. Oleg Vladimirovitch Polunin (November – July ) was an English botanist, teacher and was one of three sons to the artists Vladimir (born in the Russian Empire) and Elizabeth three sons were interested in the natural sciences: Nicholas Polunin (–) was an arctic explorer and environmentalist, and Ivan Polunin (–) was a medical doctor Authority control: BNE: XX, BNF: cbd.

Valley Of Flowers Trek: Upcoming Valley of Flowers trek in Jul & Aug Every Sunday starting from Haridwar (6 Days). Submit the query form to get details in email. Any admirer of Himalaya, thinking about a trek in Monsoon, Valley of Flowers trek will probably be a chart topper.5/5(3).

The Himalaya Club and Other Entertainments From the Raj by John Lang. John Lang’s The Himalaya Club and Other Entertainments From the Raj has been described as a ‘Chhota peg of sinful delight’. It is a window to life in 19 th century British India.

Scandals, elopements, farcical court-martials, drunken travels, and even an inebriated. Wild flowers are to be found in all kinds of unexpected places if you know how to look for them.

While walking in the countryside or climbing a hill in the Himalayas you may come upon some wild flowers brightening a hollow in a rock, or half hidden amidst the ferns which will make the outdoor experience especially rich. Even crowded cities. Concise Flowers of the Oleg Polunin and Adam Stainton.

Oxford University Press, Madison Ave., New York, NY ISBN pp. $ (cloth). - Flowers of the Himalaya. Oleg Polunin & Adam Staintonp., Oxford Univ. Press, over plant photos, b/w drawings, ISBN (14x22cm) description of species found above m. - Concise Flowers of the Himalaya. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Oleg Polunin books online.

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Oleg. This book will be a major guide for tourists, tourist guides, naturalists and students and an invaluable reference tool for floriculturists and nature enthusiasts. Please see the attached colour copy the book cover of A Pictorial Guide to Himalayan Flowers of Nepal with a glimpse of the inside.

The Himalayan Flowers of Nepal pictorially presents. This book identifies about spp. of wild flowers found at m alt. in the Himalaya from Kashmir and Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border.

Botanical descriptions, colour photographs and line drawings are used. The effects of climate, geology, soil, alt., animals and man on the vegetation are briefly described. Based on the Himalayan collections of the British Natural History Museum, the Cited by:.

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All rights reserved. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy Statement.A concise field guide, with introductory comments on environmental factors governing floral diversity and composition, flower-hunting in the region, and an overview of the Himalayas in general.

Each species is illustrated with a colour photo, and the text provides details of the altitude at which the plant grows, time of year of flowering, and.