Botany of Socotra.

by Isaac Bayley Balfour

Publisher: R. Grant in Edinburgh

Written in English
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  • Plants -- Yemen (Republic) -- Socotra.
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    StatementBy Isaac Bayley Balfour ... with the assistance of other botanists ...
    SeriesTransactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh -- v.31.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxxv, 446 p.
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23282576M
    LC Control Number08029267

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As for Soqotri, yes, it is "related to modern Arabian languages but also to the most ancient languages of the Near East," if you want to put it that way. The book’s centrepiece is an Encyclopaedia that covers all plant families, genera and species recorded to date from the Socotra archipelago.

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Then a succession of lectures about lithophytic (rock dwelling) Tillandsias, about a million Sanseverias from all over, a few snippets about DNA work in Mammelaria genus and finally a talk about plants of the island of Socotra in Yemen. Botany sure makes you work on your geography, I had to look up this botanically famous, but to me unknown.

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It covers all native flowering plants and ferns as well as major cultivated and amenity plants of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, the Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

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