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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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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.


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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