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Field Guide to the Mangrove Trees of Africa and Madagascar

Mangrove trees fulfil vital environmental roles in erosion control, and are an important resource in construction, carpentry, firewood, dyes, cordage and medicinal products.

An attractively illustrated and user-friendly guide to all the species of mangrove trees, invaluable for field workers, conservationists, students and eco-tourists to tropical seashores.

91 pages | color plates, halftones, maps | 6 x 9 | © 2007

Biological Sciences: Botany

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Table of Contents

Introductory sections

Species treatments
Atlantic coast main species
Atlantic coast associate species
Indian ocean coast main species
Indian ocean coast associate species

Photo credits
Index to local names
Index to scientific names

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