Cloth $25.00 ISBN: 9780915279739 Published January 1995 For sale in North and South America only

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, Volume 1

Introduction

Edited by Julian Steyermark, Paul Berry, Bruce Holst, and Kay Yatskievych

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, Volume 1

Edited by Julian Steyermark, Paul Berry, Bruce Holst, and Kay Yatskievych

Distributed for Missouri Botanical Garden Press

363 pages | 10 halftones, 84 color plates, 37 maps | 7 1/4 x 10 1/2
Cloth $25.00 ISBN: 9780915279739 Published January 1995 For sale in North and South America only
Located in the southeastern half of Venezuela, the Venezuelan Guayana is the core area of what has been called “The Lost World.” It is home to nearly 10,000 species of vascular plants, including many endemic species and genera. The Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana is the first full scientific account of the plants of the region. This volume is a general introduction to the southeastern half of Venezuela that encompasses the flora area, with chapters on geography, history of botanical exploration, vegetation types, endemism, and conservation.
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