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An introduction to the fern genera of the Indian subcontinent.

Christopher R. Fraser-Jenkins

An introduction to the fern genera of the Indian subcontinent.

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Published by British Museum (Natural History)] in London, C4.41. 1M. [Paperback .
Written in English


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SeriesBulletin. Botany series / British Museum (Natural History) -- 12/2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15065521M
ISBN 100565080016
OCLC/WorldCa11424598

  Tropical and subtropical hilly vegetation in Himalayan regions are well suited for the taxonomical research because of the diverse habitat available in close proximity and the regions promote high species richness and endemism due to variation in slopes, soils, rocks, microclimate, exposure, latitude and altitude. Pteridophytes have evolved to fill the ecological niche between the angiosperms Cited by: 4.   Bill Harvey is a lifelong birdwatcher who has lived throughout the Indian subcontinent. He published the first authoritative checklist on the birds of Bangladesh as well as numerous articles and is a cofounder of the Northern Indian Bird Network.


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