Author(s): BLACKMORE STEPHEN
This book describes where to look for the many different kinds of buttercup and how they may be recognised. it discusses the detailed structure of the flowers, how they are pollinated and how they set seed.
Stephen Blackmore's interest in natural history whas taken him to some unusual and fascinating part os the world. He studied botany at the University of Reading the he spent a year on the Royal Society's research station on the remote coral atoll of Aldabra, home of more than 250,000 giant tortoises. He was later head of the National Herbarium in Malawi and taught botany there. He now works on research into pollen grains.
Buttercups and their relatives; The structure and life of buttercups; The ecology of buttercups; Buttercups of meadows and pastures; Woodland buttercups; Yellow-flowered marsh buttercups; White-flowered aquatic buttercups; The folklore of buttercups