Field Guide to the Mangrove Trees of Africa and Madagascar

Henk Beentje and Solamao Bandeira

Field Guide to the Mangrove Trees of Africa and Madagascar
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Henk Beentje and Solamao Bandeira

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

91 pages | color plates, halftones, maps | 6 x 9 | © 2007
Paper $58.00 ISBN: 9781842461358 Published January 2007 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA only
Mangrove trees fulfil vital environmental roles in erosion control, and are an important resource in construction, carpentry, firewood, dyes, cordage and medicinal products.

An attractively illustrated and user-friendly guide to all the species of mangrove trees, invaluable for field workers, conservationists, students and eco-tourists to tropical seashores.
Contents
Introductory sections
Keys

Species treatments
Atlantic coast main species
Atlantic coast associate species
Indian ocean coast main species
Indian ocean coast associate species

Glossary
References
Photo credits
Index to local names
Index to scientific names
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