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By John Leslie Dowe

Australian hands bargains an up to date and thorough systematic and taxonomic remedy of the Australian palm plant life, overlaying 60 species in 21 genera. of those, fifty four species ensue in continental Australia and 6 species at the off-shore territories
of Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and xmas Island.
Incorporating contemporary advances in biogeographic and phylogenetic learn, Australian arms presents a complete advent to the palm relations Arecaceae, with reports 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 help with box reputation. color pictures of behavior, leaf, vegetation, fruit and designated diagnostic characters additionally function for every species.
This paintings is the end result of over two decades of study into Australian arms, together with large field-work and exam of herbarium specimens in Australia, South-East Asia, Europe and the USA.

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