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Flora of Nepal, Volume 3: Magnoliaceae to Roseaceae

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Series: Flora of Nepal (Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh) Volume: 3

By: Mark F Watson(Editor), Hiroshi Ikeda(Editor), Keshab Raj Rajbhandari(Editor), Shinobu Akiyama(Editor), Colin A Pendry(Editor), Krishna K Shrestha(Editor)

425 pages, 54 b/w line drawings, b/w distribution maps, 2 colour maps

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Hardback | Aug 2011 | #196706 | ISBN-13: 9781906129781
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NHBS Price: £71.99 $94/€81 approx

About this book

Nepal is a country of rich biodiversity; with habitats ranging from tropical jungles to the icy peaks of the world's highest mountains. Centred in a Global Biodiversity Hotspot and home to a third of all Himalayan species Nepal's ecosystems are crucial to life across Asia. The Flora of Nepal is the first comprehensive record of this diversity.

Volume 3 documents 600 species in 21 families, including:

- Magnoliaceae
- Lauraceae
- Fumariaceae
- Papaveraceae
- Capparaceae
- Cruciferae
- Crassulaceae
- Saxifragaceae
- Grossulariaceae
- Rosaceae

Keys and descriptions are given for all species, with over 50 pages of illustrations and district-level maps showing distributions within Nepal. Ecology, phenology, ethnobotany and taxonomic issues are also recorded.

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