Flowering Plants of the Galápagos
Cornell University Press, 5.9.2018 - 384 sivua
The Galápagos are home to a wide-ranging assortment of unusual plants and animals. The islands became famous as the site of Charles Darwin's research leading to his theory of evolution by natural selection, and their magnificent flora and fauna continue to draw visitors from around the world. Based on the author's 16 years of fieldwork and featuring his exceptional photography, Flowering Plants of the Galápagos is the first accessible, in-depth yet compact guide to the plant life of the area.
An invaluable resource for tourists, natural history enthusiasts, and professionals, the book:
• Introduces the botanical history of the islands and their varied ecological zones