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Flora of Tropical East Africa: Colchicaceae

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Flora of Tropical East Africa

By: K Hoenselaar(Author)

19 pages, 6 b/w line drawings, 1 b/w map

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Aug 2009 | #153835 | ISBN-13: 9781842461174
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This fascicle deals with the family Colchicaceae, which contains nine genera and about 225 species in temperate and tropical Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. This family includes several species which are highly toxic and can cause severe damage to livestock. A number of species are used as ornamentals.


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