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The Diversity of the Horton Plains National Park: With special reference to its herpetofauna

By: Anslem De Silva

275 pages, 150 colour plates

Amphibian and Reptile Research Organization of Sri Lanka

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #166739 | ISBN-13: 9789551266615
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NHBS Price: £55.99 $74/€64 approx

About this book

This book with 9 informative chapters covers various aspects of this unique site where one can see cloud forest, grasslands and marshes. The book includes a comprehensive bibliography on published literature on Horton Plains, useful for researchers and cloud forest eco-system managers.

The book also benefits from a chapter on Flowering Plants of Horton Plains National Park by Dr. D.S.A. Wijesundara - Director Botanical Gardens. There are 143 colour plates, most photographed by the author. It also has excellent photographs by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Siril Wijesundara, Rathnasiri Premathilake and Gehan Chandrawansa.

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