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Field Guide to the Palms of New Guinea

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: William J Baker and John Dransfield

108 pages, colour photos

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Nov 2006 | #164408 | ISBN: 1842461389
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NHBS Price: £27.99 $36/€33 approx

About this book

New Guinea is one of the world's greatest palm diversity hotspots. With around 270 species, the island is home to some of the most beautiful and varied palms, many of which are of great economic importance to rural communities. The Field Guide to the Palms of New Guinea is the first identification aid to the palms of the entire island, down to the genus level. Designed as practical aid to conservationists, horticulturists, field workers and students it makes extensive use of keys, line drawings and colour photographs, so that anyone with a basic knowledge of botany will find it a pleasure to use.


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