Plants of Kupe, Mwanenguba and the Bakossi Mountains, Cameroon: a conservation checklist: A Conservation Checklist

Plants of Kupe, Mwanenguba and the Bakossi Mountains, Cameroon: a conservation checklist: A Conservation Checklist

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Plants of Kupe, Mwanenguba and the Bakossi Mountains, Cameroon: a conservation checklist: A Conservation Checklist by Martin Cheek

With 2,412 species described, of which 232 are assessed as globally threatened and 82 as strictly endemic, from an area of 2,390 square kilometers, this book records what now appears to be Tropical Africa's richest documented centre of diversity. Yet, in 1993, only 123 species were listed from Mount Kupe!

Detailed chapters are included on Red Data plant species, vegetation, the physocal environment, ethnobotany and medicinal plants, sacred groves, the vertebrate fauna, invasive alien and weedy plants, the protected areas system, together with chapters on macrofungi and bryophytes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842460740
Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Publication date: 01/15/2004
Pages: 508
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Martin Cheek is a mosaic artist who is regularly commissioned to create works for both public and private clients and lectures extensively in the United States.

Iain Darbyshireis part ofthe Drylands Africa Team in the Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Jean-Michel Onana is a botanist based at the IRAD-National Herbarium of Cameroon.

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