Impatiens of Africa

Morphology, pollination and pollinators, ecology, phytogeography, hybridisation, keys and a systematic treatment of all African species With a note on collecting and cultivation

C. Grey-Wilson

Impatiens of Africa
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C. Grey-Wilson

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248 pages | 52 color plates, 170 line drawings, 128 maps | © 1980
Cloth $69.00 ISBN: 9789061910411 Published January 1980 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
An authoritative account of the 110 species of Impatiens that occur in Africa. Introductory chapters cover morphology, evolution, pollination, ecology and phytogeography, and a detailed key provides a fast accessible guide to identification.

Part One: Introduction to the Genus Impatiens
1. Introduction
2. General morphology in the genus Impatiens
3. Morphology of African Impatiens
4. Pollination and pollinators in African Impatiens
5. Ecology of African Impatiens
6. Phytogeography
7. Hybridisation in Impatiens
Part Two: A Revision of African Impatiens
8. Introduction
9. Keys to African Impatiens
10. Systematic treatment of species

Appendix 1: How to collect and prepare Impatiens for herbaria
Appendix 2: The cultivation of African Impatiens
Index to African Impatiens (and synonomy)
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