Australian Palms: Biogeography, Ecology and Systematics by John Leslie Dowe PDF

By John Leslie Dowe

Australian arms bargains an up to date and thorough systematic and taxonomic therapy of the Australian palm vegetation, protecting 60 species in 21 genera. of those, fifty four species ensue in continental Australia and 6 species at the off-shore territories
of Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and yuletide Island.
Incorporating contemporary advances in biogeographic and phylogenetic learn, Australian arms offers a complete creation to the palm relatives Arecaceae, with studies of botanical background, biogeography, phylogeny, ecology and conservation. Thorough descriptions of genera and species contain notes on ecology and typification, and keys and distribution maps support with box popularity. color pictures of behavior, leaf, flora, fruit and detailed diagnostic characters additionally function for every species.
This paintings is the end result of over two decades of study into Australian arms, together with vast field-work and exam of herbarium specimens in Australia, South-East Asia, Europe and the USA.

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