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Palms in Brazil: natives and exotics

, : Palms in Brazil: natives and exotics. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exoticas: 320 pp.

This book is a guide to the identification and cultivation of palms in Brazil. It starts with a short introduction to the botany and silviculture of the family, and is then arranged in 2 main parts, the first (pp. 17-149) covering the 132 native Brazilian species (but excluding a few from the western Amazonian region), and the second (pp. 151-303) covering 152 introduced species (with the exclusion of recent introductions and species which have not established or adapted well).

Accession: 002914791

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