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Vascular Epiphytes General Biology and Related Biota

By: David H Benzing
354 pages, 69 b/w photos, 42 tabs, 73 figs
Vascular Epiphytes
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  • Vascular Epiphytes ISBN: 9780521048958 Paperback Jan 2008 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Epiphytes, plants which grow on other plants for support, comprise more than one-third of the total vascular flora in some tropical forests. Growing within tropical forest canopies, their diverse adaptations make them a rich resource for studies of water balance, nutrition, reproduction and evolution. This book synthesizes the growing body of information from research on epiphytes and their relations with other tropical biota.

Re-issue, originally published in 1990.


Preface; Abbreviations; Glossary; 1. Epiphytism: a preliminary overview; 2. Photosynthesis; 3. Water balance; 4. Mineral nutrition; 5. Reproduction and life history; 6. Mistletoes; 7. Ecology; 8. Epiphyte occurrence; References; Author index; Subject index; Taxonomic index.

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By: David H Benzing
354 pages, 69 b/w photos, 42 tabs, 73 figs
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