The Botany of Iceland

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The Botany of Iceland is a five-volume classic scientific work on flora and vegetation of Iceland. It includes fungi, lichen, algae, bryophytes, and vascular plants.

History[edit]

It was published 1912 to 1949 and funded by the Carlsberg Foundation. The project was initiated by Eugenius Warming and Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge, who edited the first three volumes, but it was continued after their deaths.

Volumes[edit]

  • Volume 1 (1912–18), edited by Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge and Eugenius Warming, J. Frimodt, Copenhagen, and John Wheldon and Co., London.
  • Volume 2 (1918–20), edited by Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge and Eugenius Warming, J. Frimodt, Copenhagen, and John Wheldon and Co., London.
  • Volume 3 (1930–45)
    • Part 1, edited by Lauritz Kolderup Rosenvinge and Eugenius Warming.
      • 10. Hans Mølholm Hansen (1930) Studies on the vegetation of Iceland. pp. 1–186. J. Frimodt, Copenhagen.
    • Part 2, edited by Johannes Grøntved, Ove Paulsen and Thorvald Sørensen. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen.
      • 11. M.P. Christiansen (1941) Studies in the larger fungi of Iceland. pp. 191–227.
    • Part 3, edited by Johannes Grøntved, Ove Paulsen and Thorvald Sørensen. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen.
      • 12. M.P. Christiansen (1942) The Taraxacum-flora of Iceland. pp. 229–343 + 44 plates.
    • Part 4, edited by Johannes Grøntved, Ove Paulsen and Thorvald Sørensen. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen.
  • Volume 4 (1942), edited by Johannes Grøntved, Ove Paulsen and Thorvald Sørensen. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen.
    • Part 1
      • 13. Johannes Grøntved (1942) The pteridophyta and spermatophyta of Iceland. pp. 1–427.
  • Volume 5 (1949), edited by Johannes Grøntved and Thorvald Sørensen. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, and Oxford University Press, Oxford.
    • Part 1
      • 15. Emil Hadač (1949) The flora of Reykjanes peninsula, SW Iceland. pp. 1–57.

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