Dendrology: Cones, Flowers, Fruits and Seeds - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444641755

Dendrology: Cones, Flowers, Fruits and Seeds

1st Edition

Authors: Marilena Idžojtić
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444641755
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 2019
Page Count: 775
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Dendrology: Cones, Flowers, Fruits and Seeds offers a comprehensive overview of the morphology of the reproductive organs of European woody plants. The book is conceptualized as a determination atlas with photographs which facilitate the identification of a particular taxon based on its cones, flowers, fruits and seeds. Over 355 species of trees and shrubs are described, including species that originate from North America, Asia, South America, Australia and Africa. Invasive woody species are also described. Content features include taxa organized in alphabetical order, beginning with the botanical names (conforming to the International Code of Nomenclature), flowering time, and distribution range.

This is a must-have reference for students and researchers in the fields of Dendrology, Botany, Forestry, Forest Management and Conservation, Arboriculture and Horticulture.

Key Features

  • Includes 1,400 taxa of trees and shrubs important for European dendrology
  • Provides detailed descriptions of reproductive organs and data on the reproductive biology of the described taxa
  • Contains 6,500 original, high-quality photographs of habits, cones, flowers, fruits and seeds


Students, professors, and researchers with an interest in botany, dendrology, ornamental woody plants, forestry, urban forestry, agronomy, horticulture, plant propagation or grow and landscape architecture

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1 Gymnosperms
1.1.1 Male reproductive structure
1.1.2 Female reproductive structure
1.1.3 Seed
1.2 Angiosperms
1.2.1 Flower Flower structure Receptacle Perianth Androecium Gynoecium Floral symmetry Floral diagram and floral formula Flower sexuality and sexual systems of species Pollination Arrangement of flowers on the stem
1.2.2 Fruit
1.2.3 Seed
2. Taxonomy of described woody spermatophytes
3. Description of cones, flowers, fruits and seeds of woody spermatophytes
4. Bibliography
5. Index of botanical names
6. Index of common names


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About the Author

Marilena Idžojtić

Professor Marilena Idžojtić, PhD, teaches courses on Dendrology, Horticultural dendrology, Exotic woody plants, Dendroflora in garden, park and landscape design and Applied dendrology the University of Zagreb. She has authored three textbooks on Dendrology and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Forestry. From 2008 to 2012, she served as the Head of the Department of Forest Genetics, Dendrology and Botany and is a former chair of the Dendrology section of the Croatian Botanical Society.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dendrology, Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

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