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The Plants of Pehr Forsskål's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica

By: FN Hepper and I Friis

400 pages, Line illuss, maps

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #32020 | ISBN: 0947643621
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NHBS Price: £39.99 $49/€45 approx

About this book

Pehr Forsskål was a member of the Royal Danish Expedition to Egypt and the Yemen, 1761-1763. He died in the Yemen, but his plants and notes were brought back to Europe by Niebuhr, the sole survivor of the expedition. This book gives a history of the expedition, provides a list of all Forsskål's collections with their location, references to them, and present and former identifications.

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