ii, 928p. (First Edition pub. in 1969) (First Reprinted in 1974)
This reference book summarized the results of 80 years investigations of chromosome numbers, containing more or less exhaustive information on the species of the world's flora described up to 1967, and comprising altogether 35,000 names of species belonging to 272 families and 4,669 genera. Some new data on the chromosome numbers of certain species of the USSR, including about 1,000 species investigated at the Laboratory of Cytology of the V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute, are published here for the first time. The book includes several tables and a bibliography of some 7,000 publications. The book is an important item for a modern line of botanical research. English and Russian introductions, remainder in Latin.