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Biodiversity of Socotra: Forests, Woodlands and Bryophytes

Series: Englera Volume: 28

By: N Kilian and MA Hubaishan

175 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #178440 | ISBN: 3921800617
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About this book

The result of a Yemeni-German research project, this book provides, for the first time a thorough analysis of the altitudinal zonation of the woodland and forest ranging from the coastal plains to the highest mountain slopes of the island.


Contents

Preface by I. A. Muharram .... 6

Introduction by N. Kilian & M. A. Hubaishan ..... 7

Addresses of the authors ..... 9

K#rschner, H., Hein, P., Kilian, N. & Hubaishan, M. A.: Diversity and zonation of the forests and woodlands of the mountains of northern Socotra, Yemen ..... 11

Kilian, N. & Hein, P.: New and noteworthy records for the vascular plant flora of Socotra Island, Yemen ..... 57

K#rschner, H., Kilian, N., Hein, P. & Mukram, A.: The Adenio obesi-Sterculietum africanae, a relic Arabian mainland community vicarious to the Socotran Adenium-Sterculia woodland ..... 79

K#rschner, H.: A bryophyte flora of Socotra Island, Yemen ..... 97

K#rschner, H.: Syntaxonomy, synecology and life strategies of a saxicolous bryophyte community of Socotra Island, Yemen ..... 163

Index to new names of taxa and syntaxa appearing in this volume ..... 175


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