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Trees of Tropical Asia: An Illustrated Guide to Diversity

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: James V LaFrankie

748 pages, Col photos, figs

Nature's Niche Pte Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #188710 | ISBN-13: 9789719479406
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Survey of the complete tree flora of tropical Asia in one single volume. It includes an introduction to phylogenetic theory and the modern way of naming trees and moves on to survey 157 families and 887 genera with mention of 2,500 species.Description of vegetative and floral form with notes on field recognition, ecology and economic use included. Indexes to names in Latin, Malay, Filipino, Vietnamese and Thai. Illustrated with more than 3,000 relevant colour photographs and drawings.

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