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Flora of Puna Island Plant Resources on a Neotropical Island

Flora / Fauna Out of Print
By: Jens E Madsen, Robert Mix and Henrik Balslev
289 pages, 16 col plates, tabs
Flora of Puna Island
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  • Flora of Puna Island ISBN: 9788772888545 Paperback Dec 2001 Out of Print #117685
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About this book

Combines botany, ethnography, and history to describe the use and administration of botanical resources on Puna Island in Ecuador, providing information on the island's geography, geology, climate, socioeconomy, infrastructure, and history of botanical exploration.

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Preface; Study Area: Geography; Geology; Climate; Socioeconomy; Infrastructure; History of Botanical Exploration. Vegetation: Plant Communities; Structure; Composition and Dynamics of the Thorn Forest; Phenology. Flora: Distribution Patterns; Affinities to the Galapagos Islands; Human Impact. Plant Use: Pre-Columbian epoch; Post-Columbian epoch; Present Day. Keys and Plant Descriptions: Key to Major Groups; Ferns; Seed Plants. Literature Cited; Index to Names of Plants; Index to Places and Historic Persons.

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Flora / Fauna Out of Print
By: Jens E Madsen, Robert Mix and Henrik Balslev
289 pages, 16 col plates, tabs
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