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Alpine flora of New Guinea.

P. van Royen

Alpine flora of New Guinea.

by P. van Royen

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Published by Cramer in Vaduz .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. :
Number of Pages317
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Open LibraryOL19454906M

The resulting checklist conta plants, demonstrating that New Guinea has the world’s richest island flora − with about 20% more species than Madagascar or Borneo. By far the most species-rich family are the orchids and almost a third of the species are :// 1 day ago  The majestic flora of New Guinea. New Guinea is a land of evocative contrasts. As the world’s largest tropical island – made up of Papua New Guinea to the east and two Indonesian provinces to the west - its biological diversity spans habitats from fringing mangroves to alpine grasslands. The flora is diverse, filled with the majestic

  Orchids accounted for 20% of the flora in Papua New Guinea and 17% of Indonesian New Guinea, comparable to that in megadiverse countries such as Estimated delivery dates - opens in a new window or tab include seller's handling time, origin ZIP Code, destination ZIP Code and time of acceptance and will depend on shipping service selected and receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab. Delivery

  The “paradise island” has some of the best-preserved ecosystems on the planet, including coastal mangroves, huge expanses of untouched tropical rainforest and beautiful alpine grasslands. But while it’s known that New Guinea is teeming with life, relatively little is known about the specific flora   A Flora is a book or other resource detailing the plants of a particular country, region or habitat. Kew’s launch in Africa of the world’s first tropical regional Flora in an ebook format in January coincided with the th anniversary of the publication of the first part of a Flora by Kew: Flora of the British West Indies in The ebook is an annotated version of Flora of West


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Alpine flora of New Guinea by P. van Royen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Royen, P. van (Pieter van). Alpine flora of New Guinea. Vaduz: J. Cramer, (OCoLC) Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and :// There are high levels of endemism in the New Guinea flora and this is reflected on Mt Jaya: a total of species (77 % of the total Mt Jaya alpine flora) are endemic to New Guinea, and of these species are endemic to Mt Jaya ( % of the total).

fig. 1 Species accumulation data and curves for alpine and montane habitats of the Mt Jaya 1 New from $ New Guinea is a relatively young island, and the alpine vegetation and flora are the younger parts of the vegetation.

This young age is reflected in the alpine vegetation by the clear but still unstable  › Books › Science & Math › Biological Sciences.

New Guinea is the world’s largest tropical island and has fascinated naturalists for centuries1,2. Home to some of the best-preserved ecosystems on   Orchids accounted for 20% of the flora in Papua New Guinea and 17% of Indonesian New Guinea. Tree species accounted for 29% of species - by comparison, the The flora of Papua New Guinea is rich and varied, with habitats ranging from tidal swamps at sea level to alpine conditions.

In low-lying coastal areas, various species of mangroves form the main vegetation, together with the beautiful casuarina, sago, and palm. Most of the country is covered by tropical and savanna rain forest, in which The alpine flora of New Guinea by P.

van Royen J. Cramer, v. 1 v. 2 v. 3 v. Located above Australia, New Guinea is the world’s second largest island and it is divided into two political entities (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia).

The island is home to some of the best-preserved ecosystems on the planet and intact ecological gradients – from mangroves to tropical alpine grasslands – that are unmatched in the Asia 18 hours ago  The majestic flora of New Guinea.

New Guinea is a land of evocative contrasts. As the world’s largest tropical island – made up of Papua New Guinea to 15 hours ago  Scientists have been interested in the flora of New Guinea since the 17th century, but formal knowledge of the tropical island's diversity has remained limited.

To The flora of the higher mountains of New Guinea has been the object of several extensive collecting trips in the past forty years. Until quite recently, however, a serious gap in our knowledge was the very scanty information available from the area between Mount Wilhelmina in the West and Mount Sarawaket and Mount Albert Edward in the ://: The New Guinea alpine-subalpine zone is the highest, largest, and wettest such region on any tropical island and it preserves great variations in biodiversity between the individual mountain ://   This puts New Guinea well ahead of biodiversity hotspot Madagascar with 16% more species.

Of the species found, orchids accounted for 20% of the flora in Papua New Guinea and 17% of Indonesian New Guinea, which is comparable to orchid richness in megadiverse countries such as Ecuador (23%) and Colombia (15%).

CITATION: Rodrigo Cámara-Leret et al. New Guinea has the world’s richest island August 5, DOI: /s 2 days ago  New Guinea - home to more t species of plants - has the most plant diversity of any island in the world, according to a new study.

A group of more than 90 botanists from 56 institutions in 19 countries worked with a wide array of samples. They found that 17 hours ago  New Guinea Has the World’s Richest Island Flora New Guinea is the most floristically diverse island in the world, an international collaboration led by the University of Zurich has shown.

The study presents a list of alm plant species, compiled About this book. 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 The subalpine and alpine flora of Mount Jaya (New Guinea): status and threats Publication Publication.

Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, Volume 54 - Issue 1/3 p. The highest mountains in South-East Asia are in the Sudirman range of Indonesian New Guinea; the highest is Mt Jaya which rises to 4 m and is The flora of the higher mountains of New Guinea has been the object of several extensive collecting trips in the past forty years.

Until quite recently, however, a serious gap in our knowledge was the very scanty information available from the area between Mount Wilhelmina in the West and Mount Sarawaket and Mount Albert Edward in the East.

18 hours ago  The majestic flora of New Guinea. New Guinea is a land of evocative contrasts. As the world’s largest tropical island – made up of Papua New Guinea to the east and two Indonesian provinces to the west – its biological diversity spans habitats from fringing mangroves to alpine grasslands.

The flora is diverse, filled with the majestic "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 Historic al influences on the New Guinea flora.

In Alpine Flora of New. Guinea (ed. P. van Royen). Vaduz: Cramer Verlag, pp. The current book presents the first taxonomic results of