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Field Guide to the Palms of Madagascar

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: John Dransfield and Henk Beentje

176 pages, colour photos, line drawings, distribution maps

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Nov 2006 | #164409 | ISBN: 1842461575
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Madagascar's native palms are of enormous economic and biological importance. Most are endemic and are part of Madagascar's great natural heritage and many are becoming increasingly rare.

Includes simple keys and lavishly illustrated pictorial descriptions, distribution maps and diagrams of leaf, fruit and flower arrangelment; notes on local uses, rarity and in what type of vegetation each grows in.


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