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Author Prance, Ghillean T., 1937- author.

Title Humiriaceae / Ghillean T. Prance
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Series Flora neotropica, 2330-202X ; volume 123
Flora neotropica ; monograph no. 123
Contents Introduction -- Taxonomic history -- Relationships and Phylogeny -- Fossils -- Wood anatomy -- Pollen -- Chemistry -- Chromosomes -- Morphology of Humiriaceae -- Systematic treatment of Humiriaceae -- Literature Cited -- Numerical list of taxa -- List of exsiccatae -- Index of scientific names -- Index of local names
Summary This book provides a comprehensive monograph of the family Humiraceae. It includes information on economic botany, conservation, phylogenetic relationships, taxonomic history, ecology, cytology, anatomy, and phytochemistry, among other topics. This volume is illustrated with line drawings, black and white photographs, and distribution maps. It was written by the world-leading authority on this plant group and contains a total of eight genera, 65 species, and 15 infraspecific taxa, with two new species described. This work is volume 123 in the Flora Neotropica book series (Lawrence M. Kelly, Editor-in-Chief). Flora Neotropica volumes provide taxonomic treatments of plant groups or families growing in the Americas between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed January 12, 2022)
Subject Humiriaceae.
Plant Diseases
Espècies (Biologia)
Genre/Form LLibre electrònics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783030823597