Botany

Study Guide to the Science of Botany
A Free Online Textbook
Introduction to the Guide
How to use this Guide
A special note ~ How to contribute

Table of contentsEdit

Plants tend to dominate both natural and rural landscapes
in all but the most rigorous of environments

Plant BiologyEdit

Chapter 1 ~ An Introduction to Botany  
  • Botany as a Science
  • Living Systems
  • Plants and their Uses
  • Introduction to Classification
Chapter 2 ~ Plant cells  
  • Plant Cell Structure
  • Basic Cell Function
  • Plant Cell Specializations
Chapter 3 ~ Plant tissues  
  • Meristems
Chapter 4 ~ Plant organs  
  • The Leaf
  • The Stem
  • The Root
Chapter 5   ~ Plant reproduction  
  • Vegetative Reproduction
  • The Flower
  • The Seed and germination
  • The Fruit
Chapter 6   ~ Plant Morphology  

Plant SystematicsEdit

Chapter 7   ~ Plant Systematics  
Chapter 8 ~ Microbiology  
  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
Chapter 9   ~ Phycology (The Algae)  
Chapter 10   ~ Mycology (The Fungi)  
Chapter 11   ~ Bryology (The Liverworts & Mosses)  
Chapter 12   ~ Division Pterophyta (The Ferns)  
Chapter 13   ~ Division Equisetophyta (The Club Mosses and Horsetails)  
Chapter 14   ~ Division Pinophyta (conifers)  
Chapter 15   ~ Division Magnoliophyta (I) (flowering plants)  
  • Magnoliopsida (dicots)
Chapter 16   ~ Division Magnoliophyta (II) (flowering plants)  
  • Liliopsida (monocots)
  • Grasses