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Wild Balsams of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya A Pictorial Handbook

World / Checklist Flora / Fauna Identification Key New
By: Rajib Gogoi(Author), Norbu Sherpa(Author), Samuel Rai(Author)
300 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, maps
Wild Balsams of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya
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  • Wild Balsams of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya ISBN: 9788195072514 Hardback Dec 2021 Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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About this book

Language: English

The book Wild Balsams of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya: A Pictorial Handbook is an identification guide to 45 species (41 wild, 2 naturalized and 2 cultivated) of Balsams (genus Impatiens) found in the Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalaya, India. All the species are presented with updated nomenclature, ample photographs of habits of plants, flowers, dissected floral parts from the field and an identification key. The book also includes checklists of wild Balsam species from neighbouring countries- Nepal and Bhutan, with photographs of a few notable species. The book is presented from a historical perspective in terms of the taxonomy of Balsams in the Himalayas.

Contents

Preface

1. Introduction
2. Horticultural/Economic potential of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayan wild Balsams
3. Threats to Impatiens
4. Conservation measures
5. Study methods
6. Presentation of the book
7. Analysis
8. Key to the wild species of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayan Balsams
9. Enumeration and photographs

Appendix I (Checklist of Balsams of Nepal)
Appendix II (Checklist of Balsams of Bhutan
Addenda
References
Index to species

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World / Checklist Flora / Fauna Identification Key New
By: Rajib Gogoi(Author), Norbu Sherpa(Author), Samuel Rai(Author)
300 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, maps
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