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3:22 pm - 02/12/2011

Presentación del libro: “A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Puerto Rico”

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You are cordially invited to the presentation of the book “A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Puerto Rico” by Dr. Franklin S. Axelrod. This will take place on Tuesday December 6, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, College of Natural Sciences, in the New Natural Sciences Building Phase II, Room A-211. The book has been published by the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Over 11 years, Dr. Axelrod, Collections Manager of the Herbarium of the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, has researched and prepared this updated, annotated checklist of the vascular plants in Puerto Rico. The annotations include plant distributions, updated scientific names, timing of flowering and fruiting, and references to complete species descriptions for over 2900 species and varieties found in Puerto Rico. The Botanical Research Institute of Texas is offering the volume at the reduced price of $30 (regular price $45), including shipping, for those attending the book presentation. For more information, contact Sheila Ward (787-764-0000 1-x4735-#; seward@hpcf.upr.edu).