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New Atlas of Ferns & Allied Plants of Britain & Ireland

 

BPS Special Publication No. 8,
Edited by A.C. Wardlaw & A. Leonard,
ISBN 0-9509806-7-6.

Derived from:
New Atlas of the British & Irish Flora, eds. Preston et al. (2002)

This is an A5 spiral-bound handbook with 93 distribution maps of the ferns, including naturalised aliens, and fern allies of Britain & Ireland.
The maps were copied under licence from all those in the New Atlas of the British & Irish Flora, eds. Preston et al. (2002), and its CD.
Maps are presented in simple alphabetical order from Adiantum capillus-veneris to Woodsia ilvensis, as in an index or dictionary.
Maps are reproduced in colour with blue and red dots for natives and aliens respectively, and different colour intensities for the indicated dates.
The references cited in the texts are given in full at the end of the handbook. There is also an Index of Common Names.
The handbook was published in a limited edition of 300 copies on 1st October 2005.
 
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Osmunda regalis
An example of one of the 93 distribution maps.
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Ordering

New Atlas of Ferns & Allied Plants of Britain & Ireland
BPS Special Publication No. 8

To place an order, print and fill in the form provided and send it, together with your cheque (payable to the British Pteridological Society) to:
Patrick Acock, 13 Star Lane, St Mary's Cray, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3LJ.

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The Full Atlas

New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora: An Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Britain, Ireland, The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands
C.D. Preston (Editor), D.A. Pearman (Editor), T.D. Dines (Editor)
Provides a distribution map and accompanying text for 2412 flowering plants and ferns in Great Britain and Ireland. The distribution maps are based on a database of over 9 million records, including nearly 5 million records have been collected since 1987 by over 1600 volunteers. The records and text for the mapped species, and over 900 additional rare aliens, are summarised on an accompanying CD-ROM.

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