Guide to the Alpine and Sub-Alpine Flora of Mount Jaya

R. J. Johns, P. J. Edwards, T. M. A. Utteridge, and H. C. F. Hopkins

Guide to the Alpine and Sub-Alpine Flora of Mount Jaya
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R. J. Johns, P. J. Edwards, T. M. A. Utteridge, and H. C. F. Hopkins

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

687 pages | illustrated throughout
Cloth $180.00 ISBN: 9781842460573 Published January 2006 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
Based on five expeditions to the area by Kew and its Indonesian collaborators, and incorporating records from previous expeditions, A Guide to the Subalpine and Alpine Flora of Mount Jaya is a comprehensive record of the high elevation flora of the tallest mountain in South-East Asia, and an indispensable resource for everyone with an interest in the ecological management of New Guinea and the Lorentz World Heritage Area in particular.

• Concise descriptions of all species of flowering plants, ferns and gymnosperms growing above 2,800 metres, with notes on their ecology, distribution and conservation status
• Line drawings illustrating an example of each genus
• More than 70 colour photographs of plants and their habitats
• A succinct introduction to the region’s geology, climate and geomorphology
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