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4 edition of Evolution and Ecology of Palms found in the catalog.

Evolution and Ecology of Palms

by Andrew Henderson

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by New York Botanical Garden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants - General,
  • Reference / General,
  • Nature,
  • Ecology,
  • Evolution,
  • Palms,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11302022M
    ISBN 100893274445
    ISBN 109780893274443

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Furthermore, the topics covered a range of palms from various taxonomical by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henderson, Andrew, Evolution and ecology of palms. Bronx, NY: New York Botanical Garden Press, © "Palms are the symbols of the tropics.

They are the most distinctive of all flowering plants, and yet their diversity of form and ecology is astounding.

A family of Superlatives, the palms boast the longest leaf the longest unhrauched aerial steins, the biggest inflorescences and the largest seed in the plant kingdom. They play a vital role in economies throughout the world, supplying major.

Understanding how ecological interactions have shaped the evolutionary dynamics of species traits remains a challenge in evolutionary ecology. Combining trait evolution models and phylogenies, we analysed the evolution of characters associated with seed dispersal (fruit size and colour) and herbivory (spines) in Neotropical palms to infer the Author: Lucas Ferreira do Nascimento, Paulo R.

Guimarães, Renske E. Onstein, W. Daniel Kissling, Mathias M. Palms (order Arecales, family Arecaceae) are diverse, widespread, and dominant in tropical ecosystems, yet little is known about genome evolution in this ecologically and economically important clade.

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Evolution, Variation, and Classification of Palms edited by A. Henderson and F. Borchsenius. xi + pp. illustrated by line drawings, b/w photos, and 13 color plates. ISBN $ (hardcover). Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden volume Bronx, NY: The New York Botanical Garden. Palms are iconic in our culture, representing everything from victory to vacation.

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Get this from a library. Genera Palmarum: the evolution and classification of palms. [John Dransfield; Natalie W Uhl; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.;] -- "Palms are the symbols of the tropics. They are the most distinctive of all flowering plants, and yet their diversity of form and ecology is astounding.

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About this Item: Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Genera Palmarum - The Evolution and Classification of the Palms is the standard reference work for information on the biology of the palm family, especially evolution, systematics, structure, fossil record and classification.

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