Generic Tree Flora of Madagascar


Generic Tree Flora of Madagascar Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Royal Botanic Gardens: Kew Publishing Pages: 490 ISBN: 9781900347822 Categories: ,

A practical field manual for the identification of the 500 genera of native and naturalized Malagasy trees. Identification keys emphasise vegetative and gross morphological features. All genera are provided with full descriptions, distribution information, key characteristics, up-to-date taxonomic references and over 3,000 Malagasy vernacular names, and almost all are illustrated.

490pp. Paperback.

Weight1.25 kg

Author Biography

George E. Schatz is a Curator at the Missouri Botanical Garden and has been studying the plants of Madagascar since 1987. He lives with his family in Webster Groves, Missouri, where he grows trees and shrubs native to eastern North America in his garden.