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

By John Leslie Dowe

Australian hands deals an up to date and thorough systematic and taxonomic therapy of the Australian palm plants, masking 60 species in 21 genera. of those, fifty four species happen in continental Australia and 6 species at the off-shore territories
of Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and xmas Island.
Incorporating contemporary advances in biogeographic and phylogenetic examine, Australian arms presents a entire creation to the palm kin Arecaceae, with experiences of botanical heritage, biogeography, phylogeny, ecology and conservation. Thorough descriptions of genera and species contain notes on ecology and typification, and keys and distribution maps help with box popularity. color pictures of behavior, leaf, plants, fruit and detailed diagnostic characters additionally function for every species.
This paintings is the fruits of over twenty years of study into Australian hands, together with broad field-work and exam of herbarium specimens in Australia, South-East Asia, Europe and the USA.

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