Mistletoes of Africa

 Author(s) R. Polhill and Delbert Wiens 
 Publisher Kew Publishing, 1998
 Description  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).

376pp. 297 x 210mm. Hardback, with jacket

ISBN 1900347563

 
 
 Price 92.00 $151.80
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