Plant and Vegetation

Vegetation Ecology of Socotra

Authors: Brown, Gary, Mies, Bruno

  • First comprehensive account of the vegetation ecology of the remarkable island of Socotra
  • Ca. 250 photographs, about half of which in colour
  • Includes comparisons with other islands from a biogeographical perspective Includes comprehensive checklist of the lichens of Socotra
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Although the unique flora of the Socotra Archipelago with its high degree of endemism has received much attention recently, little information is available on the vegetation and related ecological aspects. Based on their extensive field experience of the region, the authors have assimilated a vast amount of knowledge to produce this book, which gives a detailed insight into the plant ecology of Socotra, designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008. The book is divided into seven chapters. After a brief introduction and overviews of important abiotic features, various aspects of the vascular flora are presented in Chapter 4, together with accounts of the bryophyte and lichen flora. Ecology and adaptive strategies of the plants are dealt with in Chapter 5, and Chapter 6 gives a concise description of the main vegetation units. Finally, important management issues of the vegetation are discussed, an essential topic to ensure preservation of the natural heritage of the archipelago.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vegetation Ecology of Socotra
Authors
Series Title
Plant and Vegetation
Series Volume
7
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-4141-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-4141-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-4140-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8459-7
Series ISSN
1875-1318
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 382
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