By Aljos Farjon
A 2014 selection journal "Outstanding educational name" "An Atlas of the World's Conifers" is the 1st ever atlas of all recognized conifer species. it truly is in response to locality info of ca. 37,000 gathered herbarium specimens held in clinical associations. in addition to offering ordinary distribution maps for every species, Farjon and Filer supply the reader finished perception into the biogeography, range and conservation prestige of conifers on all continents, dispelling the generally held view that they're basically a northern boreal plant team. Conifer variety is analysed and awarded with a taxonomic and geographic point of view. Distribution styles are interpreted utilizing the newest info on continental waft, dispersal and phylogeny. the total dataset helping the Atlas should be consulted and tested on-line. those information is usually used for additional examine and are a useful source for someone engaged on conifer systematics, biogeography or conservation. "An Atlas of the realm s Conifers" shows the identified distribution of all conifers together with an research in their biogeography, variety and conservation prestige. additionally to be had from Brill is Aljos Farjon s "A guide of the World's Conifers," released in 2010 (ISBN 978 ninety 04 17718 5)."
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