Comparative Wood Anatomy

Systematic, Ecological, and Evolutionary Aspects of Dicotyledon Wood

  • Sherwin Carlquist

Part of the Springer Series in Wood Science book series (SSWOO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 358-436

About this book


Diagnostically illustrated with light and scanning electron micrographs, Comparative Wood Anatomy lucidly introduces dicotyledon wood in terms of cell types and their variations, pertinent literature, taxonomic distribution of features, terminology, and methods for preparation. Two final chapters present syntheses: taxonomic achievements of wood studies; and the evolutionary relationship between structure, physiological function, and ecology. This detailed survey serves a wide range of interests: identification, systematics, evolution and physiology.


Anatomie Holz Holzanatomie, ökologische Physiologie, Holz anatomy ecological ecology evolution growth physiology physiology, wood systematics wood wood anatomy

Authors and affiliations

  • Sherwin Carlquist
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  1. 1.Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Pomona CollegeClaremontUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-21716-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-21714-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-8563
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