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Biodiversity of the Oak Forests of Tropical America / Biodiversidad de los Bosques de Roble (Encino) de la America Tropical

Field / Identification Guide

By: Maarten Kappelle (Editor)

336 pages, colour photos, drawings, colour illus

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #173274 | ISBN-13: 9789968927307
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NHBS Price: £43.00 $53/€48 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

This field guide offers information on the mycology, botany, zoology, ecology and conservation of 100 species of mushrooms and lichens, plants (mosses, ferns, herbs, bamboos, shrubs and trees) and animals (amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals), which all represent the diversity of the oak-dominated high-elevation forests in the American Tropics. The species are illustrated with color drawings and photos. The book also contains a glossary of technical terms and a bibliography.

Summary in Spanish:
Esta guía de campo brinda información sobre 100 especies de hongos, líquenes, plantas (musgos, helechos, hierbas, bambúes, arbustos y árboles) y animales (anfibios, reptiles, aves y mamíferos) representativas de los bosques de altura dominados por robles/encinos del trópico del continente americano, complementada con valiosos datos sobre ecología y conservación. Las especies se ilustran con dibujos y fotografías a color.

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