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|Title||Book Review - Australian Rushes: Biology, Identification and Conservation of Restionaceae and Allied Families.|
|Author||Editors Kathy A. Meney & John S. Pate; with illustrations by Ellen J. Hickman. (1999) Hardcover + 486 pp.|
This book has everything you may want know about this important, but often neglected group of plants. It has the latest taxonomic changes (eg. The genus restio is now called Baloskion), a detailed description of each species accompanied by magnificent full page line drawings, and some interesting chapters on definition of plant parts, conservation status of rush species etc.
A very comprehensive, hardcover text available at approximately $100 from University of Western Australia Press.