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Flora of Tamil Nadu - Grasses

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: K Althaf Ahamed Kabeer(Author), VJ Nair(Author), Bir Singh Parsheera(Foreword By)

543 pages, 18 plates with colour photos; 87 b/w line drawings, 3 colour maps

Botanical Survey of India

Hardback | Mar 2009 | #185253 | ISBN-13: 9788181770318
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The present detailed study on the grasses of Tamil Nadu reveals that the grass flora of the State is represented by about 447 species (about one third of the total in India) distributed in 136 genera and 19 tribes.


Foreword. Preview. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Study area: 1. Situation and topography. 2. Rivers and water resources. 3. Geology. 4. Soils. 5. Climate. Previous work. Observations and discussion: 1. General pattern of vegetation. 2. Grass plant--morphological variations. 3. Economic importance. 4. Diversity. 5. Endemism, rarity and conservation. 6. Phytogeographic affinities. 7. Excluded species. Important results. Systematic treatment. Selected references. Index.

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