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