Mistletoes of Africa

By: Polhill, Roger & Wiens, Delbert

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NEW. Very well illustrated, quarto, pp (4), 370, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. [This handsome, full-colour book provides a comphrehensive systematic revision of the 280 species of Loranthaceae and Viscaceae in Africa, with identification keys, descriptions, distribution maps, line drawings and 140 colour photographs. In addition to a comphrehensive introduction discussing the biology, classification, biogeography and economic importance of these intriguing parasites, there are separate chapters on the haustoria of Loranthaceae (by Clyde Calvin and Carol Wilson) and pollination mechanisms of African Loranthaceae (by Donald Kirkup).]

Title: Mistletoes of Africa

Author Name: Polhill, Roger & Wiens, Delbert

Categories: Floras, Botanical/horticultural Monographs,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Association with Collingridge: 1998

ISBN Number: 1900347563

ISBN Number 13: 9781900347563

Binding: Pictorial laminated boards

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 009562

Keywords: MISTLETOE. MISTLETOES. LORANTHACEAE. PARASITES. FLORAS. VISCACEAE. parasites.parasitic plants.tropical.african.