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Index Kewensis : Species of Flowering Plants : Hooker & Jackson (14 Vols) Kew

Index Kewensis : Species of Flowering Plants : Hooker & Jackson (14 Vols) Kew

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Index Kewensis
An Enumeration of the Genera and Species of Flowering Plants.

From the time of Linnaeus to the year 1885 inclusive together with their authors, names, the works in which they were first published, their native countries and their synonyms.

Compiled at the expense of the late Charles Robert Darwin under the direction of Joseph D. Hooker by B. Daydon Jackson.

In this sale are Volumes I and II plus Index Kewensis plantarum phanerogamarum supplementum I,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,13,14,15,16 (missing supplements 2.9,11 and 12).

Published: Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1960-1981. Hardback books. The two large volumes are half leather bindings and the rest cloth bindings.

CONDITION
All 14 books in very good condition. The two large volumes are half leather bindings with gilt to the top edges and are both in very good condition throughout. The 12 supplement volumes all have jackets except for three and are all in good clean condition throughout.

INDEX KEWENSIS
The 1893 Index Kewensis (IK), maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is a publication that aims to register all botanical names for seed plants at the rank of species and genera. It later came to include names of taxonomic families and ranks below that of species.

The Index is currently maintained as part of the International Plant Names Index in combination with the Gray Herbarium and Australian Plant Name indexes. This database is anticipated to complete the task of creating a complete list of plant names, although it does not determine which are accepted species names.
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