Presentation on Book by Dr. Frank Axelrod

Date: December 6, 2011

What plant is that?  - Come to the Book Presentation!

A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Puerto RicoFranklin S. Axelrod, PhDBotanical Research Institute of Texas Press


7 p. m. December 6, 2011

College of Natural Sciences

University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

New Natural Sciences Building Phase II Room A-211Over



Over 11 years, Dr. Franklin S. Axelrod, Collections Manager of the Herbarium of theUniversity of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, has researched and prepared an updated, annotatedchecklist of the vascular plants in Puerto Rico. The annotations include plant distributions,updated scientific names, timing of flowering and fruiting, and references to completespecies descriptions for over 2900 species and varieties found in Puerto Rico. What a greatresource for your botanical exploration of the island!

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. Formore information, contact Sheila Ward (787-764-0000 1-x4735-#;