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By John Leslie Dowe

ISBN-10: 0643096159

ISBN-13: 9780643096158

Australian fingers bargains an up-to-date and thorough systematic and taxonomic therapy of the Australian palm vegetation, overlaying 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 yuletide Island.
Incorporating fresh advances in biogeographic and phylogenetic examine, Australian fingers presents a complete creation to the palm relatives Arecaceae, with experiences of botanical historical past, 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 photos of behavior, leaf, flora, fruit and detailed diagnostic characters additionally characteristic for every species.
This paintings is the fruits of over twenty years of analysis into Australian fingers, together with huge field-work and exam of herbarium specimens in Australia, South-East Asia, Europe and the USA.

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