The Plants of Lebialem Highlands, Cameroon

A Conservation Checklist

Compiled and edited by Yvette Harvey, Barthelemy Tchiengué, and Martin Cheek

The Plants of Lebialem Highlands, Cameroon
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Compiled and edited by Yvette Harvey, Barthelemy Tchiengué, and Martin Cheek

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

170 pages | 50 color plates, 4 maps, 6 line drawings | 8 x 11 3/4 | © 2010
Paper $58.00 ISBN: 9781842463994 Published October 2010 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
This book provides a flora of the Lebialem Highlands area, Cameroon. Introductory chapters cover the vegetation, geology, soil types, climate, threats, invasive and alien plants, ethnobotany and history of botanical exploration in the area. A Red Data chapter contains the results of assessing the status of all the species covered, accompanied by colour photographs of the most threatened species.
Contents
List of figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
New Names
Foreword
About ERuDeF

The Checklist Area
     Martin Cheek
Vegetation
     Martin Cheek
Geology, Geomorphology, Soils and Climate
     Martin Cheek
Threats to the Lebialem Highlands
     Berthélemy Tchiengué
The Evolution of this Checklist
     Martin Cheek
History of Botanical Exploration of the Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek, Iain Darbyshire, Laura Pearce and Xander van der Burgt
Endemic, Near-Endemic and New Taxa at Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek
Argocoffeopsis fosimondi: A New Species
     Martin Cheek and Berthélemy Tchiengué
Myrianthus fosi: A New Species
     Martin Cheek and Jo Osborne
Red Data Taxa of Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek

Figures
Bibliography
Read This First: Explanatory Notes to the Checklist
Vascular Plant Checklist
Index

 

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