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Guide to the Ferns and Lycophytes of REBIO Uatumã - Central Amazonia / Guia de Samabaias e Licófitas da REBIO Uatumã - Amazônia Central

Field / Identification Guide

By: Gabriela Zuquim(Author)

315 pages, colour photos

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Paperback | Jan 2012 | Edition: 2 | #240592 | ISBN-13: 9788521100799
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NHBS Price: £89.99 $115/€100 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Portuguese

This is a richly illustrated work that presents information on the ecology and identification of 120 species of ferns and lyophytes found in Uatumã Biological Reserve (Reserva Biológica do Uatumã, or REBIO Uatumã for short), a biological reserve around the river Uatumã in the state of Amazonas in Brazil. It provides the reader with an insight into the fantastic world of this group of plants. The purpose of the guide is to arouse the interest of the public about plants, show the logic behind scientific names, and address the importance of preserving these relatively intact areas, so that the people come to appreciate and value the intricate web of life.

Summary in Portuguese:
Obra ricamente ilustrada, apresenta informações sobre a ecologia e a identificação de 120 espécies de samambaias e licófitas e fornece ao leitor uma iniciação ao fantástico mundo deste grupo de plantas. O objetivo do guia é dispertar o interesse dos mais diversos tipo de público sobre as plantas, buscamos mostrar que existe uma lógica por trás dos nomes científicos, também aborda a importância da preservação dessas áreas relativamente intactas, protegendo hotsports de biodiversidade, para ajudar na proteção destas áreas biologicamente diversas, para que o povo venha apreciar e dar valor à intrincada teia da vida.


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