A Handbook of the World’s Conifers - COMPLETED 2010
A comprehensive guide to the families, genera and species of conifers in the world.
Handbook covers (Images: Aljos Farjon, RBG Kew)
This book (2 volumes, 1111 pp.) was compiled from Aljos Farjon's BRAHMS Conifer Database and written in 2006-2009. It treats 8 families, 70 genera and 615 species + infraspecific taxa with synonymy, descriptions, keys, notes on geography, ecology, uses and conservation for each species. The volumes are also richly illustrated. For a review, see Rudi Schmid in Taxon 59: 1951-1955 (2010)