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World Checklist of Bamboos and Rattans

World / Checklist
By: Maria S Vorontsova(Author), Lynn G Clark(Author), John Dransfield(Author), Rafaël Govaerts(Author), William J Baker(Author), Jiang Zehui(Foreword By)
511 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Science Press
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About this book

Language: English

This book contains a global checklist of all known species of bamboos and rattans. It is an authoritative source of information on accepted species of bamboos and rattans,the correct names that should be applied to them, and the incorrect names that should not be used. It has been compiled from expert data sources, edited extensively by the authors, with additional contributions from numerous reviewers, and serves as a fundamental biodiversity resource for anybody with an interest in bamboos and rattans.

Contents

1. Foreword
2. About the Authors
3. Acknowledgements
4. Introduction
5. How to use this checklist
6. Abbreviations
7. References
8. World checklist of bamboos
9. Taxonomic index to bamboo names
10. World checklist of rattans
11. Taxonomic index to rattan names
12. Appendix

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World / Checklist
By: Maria S Vorontsova(Author), Lynn G Clark(Author), John Dransfield(Author), Rafaël Govaerts(Author), William J Baker(Author), Jiang Zehui(Foreword By)
511 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Science Press
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