The Plants of Lebialem Highlands, Cameroon: A Conservation Checklist

Overview

This book provides a flora of the Lebialem Highlands area, Cameroon. Introductory chapters cover the vegetation, geology, soil types, climate, threats, invasive and alien plants, ethnobotany and history of botanical exploration in the area. A Red Data chapter contains the results of assessing the status of all the species covered, accompanied by colour photographs of the most threatened species.

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Overview

This book provides a flora of the Lebialem Highlands area, Cameroon. Introductory chapters cover the vegetation, geology, soil types, climate, threats, invasive and alien plants, ethnobotany and history of botanical exploration in the area. A Red Data chapter contains the results of assessing the status of all the species covered, accompanied by colour photographs of the most threatened species.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781842463994
  • Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Publication date: 10/15/2010
  • Pages: 170
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 11.75 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Cheek is a botanist in the Wet Tropics of Africa Team, based at the Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Table of Contents

List of figures Preface Acknowledgements New Names Foreword About ERuDeF

The Checklist Area
     Martin Cheek
Vegetation
     Martin Cheek
Geology, Geomorphology, Soils and Climate
     Martin Cheek
Threats to the Lebialem Highlands
     Berthélemy Tchiengué
The Evolution of this Checklist
     Martin Cheek
History of Botanical Exploration of the Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek, Iain Darbyshire, Laura Pearce and Xander van der Burgt
Endemic, Near-Endemic and New Taxa at Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek
Argocoffeopsis fosimondi: A New Species
     Martin Cheek and Berthélemy Tchiengué
Myrianthus fosi: A New Species
     Martin Cheek and Jo Osborne
Red Data Taxa of Lebialem Highlands
     Martin Cheek

Figures Bibliography Read This First: Explanatory Notes to the Checklist Vascular Plant Checklist Index

 

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