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Australian Palms: Biogeography, Ecology and Systematics

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: John Leslie Dowe

290 pages, Col figs, tabs, maps


Paperback | Feb 2010 | #183578 | ISBN-13: 9780643096158
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $152/€139 approx

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Incorporating recent advances in biogeographic and phylogenetic research, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the palm family Arecaceae, with reviews of botanical history, biogeography, phylogeny, ecology and conservation. Thorough descriptions of genera and species include notes on ecology and typification, and keys and distribution maps assist with field recognition. Colour photographs of habit, leaf, flowers, fruit and unique diagnostic characters also feature for each species.

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