Kalanchoe Crassulaceae in Southern Africa

Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa: Classification, Biology, and Cultivation provides a highly readable, illustrated account of the Kalanchoe species. The book includes an overview of the family Crassulaceae and genus Kalanchoe in global and subcontinental contexts that is followed by information on the taxonomic history of the genus. The characters and ecology of the species are also discussed, including their distribution ranges, where they occur, their habitat preferences, and where the species were formally recorded for the first time. For each indigenous and naturalized species, comprehensive taxonomic, descriptive and other information of interest is provided. This is the must-have resource for plant scientists, plant taxonomists, ethnobotanists, herbarium curators, ecologists, pharmacologists, invasions scientists, horticulturalists and landscape designers. Includes currently accepted scientific names and synonyms, common names in English, morphology, cytology, chemistry, toxicology, biogeography, pollination biology, dispersal, cultivation, biocultural applications, and more Contains a dichotomous identification key and descriptions, providing much needed tools for accurate species identification Provides an extensive sets of illustrations for all species

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  • Author : Gideon F. Smith
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 338 pages
  • ISBN : 0128140089
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa

Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa
  • Author : Gideon F. Smith,Estrela Figueiredo,Abraham E. van Wyk
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2019
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Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa: Classification, Biology, and Cultivation provides a highly readable, illustrated account of the Kalanchoe species. The book includes an overview of the family Crassulaceae and genus Kalanchoe in global and subcontinental contexts that is followed by information on the taxonomic history of the genus. The characters and ecology of the species are also discussed, including their distribution ranges, where they occur, their habitat preferences, and where the species were formally recorded for the first time. For

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 February 2014
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  • Release : 01 June 2000
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  • Release : 05 March 2012
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  • Release : 17 May 2022
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 July 2008
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Knowledge of plant toxicity has always been important, but the information has not always been reliable. Now, increasing international trade is drawing attention to the inadequacy of regional information and highlighting the geographical fragmentation and notorious discrepancies of thinly documented information. The international community of safety regulators, toxicologists, and poison control personnel requires a single reference compiled of verifiable, primary source reports of common poisonous plants. Intended for just that purpose, International Poisonous Plant Checklist: An Evidence-Based Reference successfully addresses

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  • Release : 10 March 2020
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  • Release : 19 November 2014
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