Sujanapal, P. & V. K. Sankaran
Title Common Plants of the Maldives
9251092958 / 9789251092958
Inventory number 979783
2016. 28cm. Pp.308. Colour photos, glossary, references, species indices in Dhivehi and English.
Includes information on 270 species of vascular plants observed during surveys conducted on more than 50 islands in the Maldives. Deals with the common native as well as all alien plants which currently occur on the Islands.
Information provided includes the current valid name of the plant, most popular synonyms, names in Dhivehi and a few common English names. Plant descriptions given include data on vegetative characters avoiding confusing scientific terms as far as possible. Data collected from the field are the source of information on the occurrence and pattern of distribution on different islands. Information on the threat and damage caused by invasive alien species is also included. Ethnobotanical information collected during the study is given under plant uses.
Very useful full colour field guide for the identification of native, non-native and invasive plants of the Maldives by specialists and non-specialists alike.
eBook / pdf, 25.7MB.
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