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:
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.