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Tropical African Flowering Plants: Ecology and Distribution, Volume 7: Monocotyledons 1 (Limnocharitaceae - Agavaceae)

Flora / Fauna

Series: Tropical African Flowering Plants Volume: 7

By: Jean-Pierre Lebrun(Author), Adélaïde L Stork(Author)

348 pages, b/w distribution maps

Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique Ville de Genève

Paperback | Jan 2011 | #203012 | ISBN-13: 9782827701278
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Language: English

This volumes covers 32 families, 98 genera and 1019 species, each having a small distribution map (twelve maps are featured per A4 page), and a short description of its morphology and ecology. This set of monocotyledons contains a very diverse group of plants ranging from underwater Hydrocharitaceae growing up to 85 m depth (Halophila decipiens) to Triuridaceae, mycoheterotrophic plants growing on iin dense forest, sometimes hidden under the leaves and rarely collected.

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