Understanding the Flowering Plants (Paperback)

A Practical Guide for Botanical Illustrators

By Anne L. D. Bebbington

Crowood Press, 9781847977588, 256pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2015

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Use this helpful illustrated guide to learn about the parts and purpose of flowering plants, and how to do your own botanical study

To study a plant in detail is to make a fascinating journey of discovery. Even plants we think we know well will often surprise us as we look at the intricacy of their structure and how they are put together. This fascinating guide explains what flowering plants are and their relationship to other groups of plants. With drawings, paintings, and photographs throughout, it advises on how to carry out a botanical study and will prove essential reading for botanical artists, photographers, and all those wishing to gain a greater understanding of flowering plants.

About the Author

Anne L. D. Bebbington gained wide teaching experience in her career as a botanist and ecology tutor. She specialized in wildflower courses for adults, both in Britain and further afield in Europe, Canada, and Australia. She is a founder member and past President of the Institute for Analytical Plant Illustration.

Praise For Understanding the Flowering Plants: A Practical Guide for Botanical Illustrators

"...A reference not to be missed."—ArtPlantae