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The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa: Volume 3

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Started in 1969, this six-part revision of J.M. Dalziel's original work published in 1937 is probably the most comprehensive survey published of economically important plants grown in West Tropical Africa.
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Author: H. M. Burkill. 869pp. 250 x 155mm. Hardback, with jacket. ISBN 9780947643645. Kew Publishing, 1994

Started in 1969, this six-part revision of J.M. Dalziel's original work published in 1937 is probably the most comprehensive survey published of economically important plants grown in West Tropical Africa. Each plant is described with its geographical range, habitat and economic uses, with West African and European Names. The work is alphabetically arranged - this volume covering families J-L, including the economically important family Leguminosae.

 

Humphrey Morrison Burkill (OBE) was a director of the Singapore Botanic Gardens from 1957-1969. Burkill retired from his position as director in the middle of 1969 and began work at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to revise Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa,  was written by J. M. Dalziel and published in 1937.

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