A Key to Pacific Grasses by W. D. Clayton,Neil Snow

By W. D. Clayton,Neil Snow

The Pacific Ocean is the main expansive geographical function in the world. integrated in its area are hundreds of thousands of atolls, smaller islands and, counting on how its obstacles are outlined, a number of better islands and island teams. participants of the grass kin, Poaceae, are virtually ubiquitous and are frequent around the Pacific. This targeted key enumerates 420 species of non-bambusoid grasses in a hundred and twenty genera and offers a taxonomic reference for grasses becoming all through this region.

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