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Plant Collectors in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands

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A guide to the collections and literature relating to the islands of Madagascar and Comoro and their unique and vanishing plant life.
£100.00

Author: Laurence J. Dorr. 570pp. 250 x 157mm. Hardback, ISBN 9781900347181. Kew Publishing, 1997

Madagascar and the Comoro Islands have an unusual, highly endemic and rich flora. This single volume is a guide to the collections and literature relating to these islands' unique and vanishing plant life. It provides biographical information on over 1,000 individuals who have collected herbarium specimens in these islands. Entries contain references to portraits, itineraries, collecting companions and examples of handwriting, as well as information on the location of exsiccatae, herbarium specimens and manuscript material. Illustrated.

Laurence J. Door is an American botanist and plant collector. He specialises in the systematics of the order Malyales and the family Ericaceae.

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