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The Aloe of Madagascar / Les Aloe de Madagascar

Flora / FaunaMonograph

By: Jean-Bernard Castillon (Author), Jean-Phillipe Castillon (Author)

400 pages, 1100+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps

Jean-Phillipe Castillon

Hardback | Jan 2010 | #202065 | ISBN-13: 9782746618725
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £125.00 $157/€148 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and French

The first complete summary since 1966 of all Malagasy Aloe (including the former genus Lomatophyllum) described to date, with:
- The 144 taxa (specific and infra-specific levels) accepted nowadays, with comments, related species and localisations, with also about 10 recently discovered plants, not yet described,
- More than 1000 colour photographs, most of ihem taken in situ, showing the variability of plants,
- A new vision of the genus, with some changes of status and synonymies,
- An illustrated glossary and a full index of names and types,
- A chapter about Indian Ocean Islands Aloe


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