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Flowering Plants of the Galapagos

Field / Identification Guide

By: Conley K McMullen

370 pages, 383 col photos, 41 illus

Cornell University Press

Paperback | Oct 1999 | #98707 | ISBN: 0801486211
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Hardback | Oct 1999 | #98705 | ISBN: 0801437105
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About this book

An invaluable resource for tourists, natural history enthusiasts, and professionals, the book: introduces the botanical history of the islands and their varied ecological zones; allows easy identification of 436 flowering plants (77 families, 192 genera, and 390 species); covers endemic plants found exclusively on the islands; native plants, which grow on the Galpagos and elsewhere; and exotic plants present as a result of human actions; offers thorough accounts of the plants which give the scientific, common, and family names; range; islands inhabited; habitat; description; and additional notes of interest; is richly illustrated with 266 color photographs of flowering plants and 117 of plant pollinators, vegetation zones, non-flowering plants, and the islands themselves; and organizes species by form, leaf arrangement, and flower color and includes descriptive plant drawings to aid in identification.

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