Book review: New Flora of the British Isles. Fourth Edition

Twenty-eight years ago saw the end of an era: the nearly 40-year reign of the then standard British Flora, Clapham, Tutin & Warburg (affectionately known as ‘CTW’), effectively passed with the arrival of Clive Stace’s New Flora. In spite of the best efforts of the late Peter Sell and Gina Murrell, whose five-volume treatment concluded