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Flora Vascular de Canarias [The Vascular Flora of the Canary Islands]

Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Herbert Sauerbier(Author), Francisco Cabrera Calixto(Author), Thomas Muer(Author)
1514 pages, 3000+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps
Flora Vascular de Canarias [The Vascular Flora of the Canary Islands]
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  • Flora Vascular de Canarias [The Vascular Flora of the Canary Islands] ISBN: 9788416785414 Hardback Aug 2023 Out of stock with supplier: order now to get this when available
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Language: Spanish

A book that allows you to identify almost all the plants of the Canary Islands. More than 2200 endemic, autochthonous, introduced and invasive species, subspecies and varieties are described. An extensive work with 1,516 pages and more than 3,000 photographs, with a high level of detail that includes even the rarest and most recently described species. The taxon sheets include a detailed description, flowering, habitat and distribution, as well as detailed keys for determining the endemic genera.

It also includes interesting chapters on the history of botany on the islands, geology, climate, biogeography, phytosociology, and a broad introduction. In addition to the species descriptions, there are chapters dedicated to the history of botany in the Canary Islands, geography, description of the islands, geological origin, nature, climate, and bioclimatic zones. At the end of the work, there is an extensive bibliography, a glossary of botanical terms, and two indexes (common names and scientific names).

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Un libro que permite identificar casi todas las plantas del archipiélago canario. Se describen mas de 2200 especies, subespecies y variedades endémicas, autóctonas, introducidas e invasoras. Un libro de 1516 páginas y más de 3000 fotografías, con un alto nivel de detalle que incluye incluso las especies más raras y recientemente descritas. Las fichas de los taxones incluye descripción detallada, floración, hábitat y distribución, además de detalladas claves de determinación de los géneros endémicos.

Asimismo, incluye interesantes capítulos de historia de la botánica en las islas, geología, clima, biogeografía, fitosociología… en una amplia introducción. Además de las fichas de cada especie hay  capítulos dedicados a la historia de botánica en  Canarias, geografía, descripción de las islas, origen geológico, naturaleza, clima, pisos bioclimáticos… Al final de la obra se incluye una extensa  bibliografía, un glosario de términos botánicos, y dos índices ( nombres comunes y nombres científicos). Esta obra monumental constituye una magnífica noticia puesto que va a convertirse en un referente de consulta obligada, una herramienta de indudable utilidad para quienes se quieran acercarse con curiosidad e identificar casi todas las especies de  Canarias.

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Herbert Sauerbier(Author), Francisco Cabrera Calixto(Author), Thomas Muer(Author)
1514 pages, 3000+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps
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