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The publication contains papers on monographs and databases, on variety of succulents, on a number of areas equivalent to savannas, lowland rain forests and arid areas, on ecology and conservation, on normal delimitations in flowering crops, and on glacial wooded area refuges that impact the trend of present-day floristic composition. a few reviews on floral biology and the makes use of of African crops finish those lawsuits. The e-book is meant for readers in all disciplines of botany, plants technological know-how, forestry and nature administration in Africa.

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It houses the most comprehensive collection of specimens from the East African region and is a vital source of information for local and regional taxonomic treatments and flora production. The common role of the herbarium in the past has been to provide correct identifications to other Government departments and visiting researchers in addition to the loaning of material to other plant taxonomy research institutions. Whilst these continue to be an important service that we provide to a variety of users, we are continually developing our own in-house research programmes.

Family Number of species ± ± ± ± ± ± 1. Papilionoideae 2. Rubiaceae 3. Compositae 4. Gramineae 5. Euphorbiaceae 6. 1 Table 3. List of the number of species in some of the largest angiosperm (sub-)families in Africa that have genera comprising more than about 60 species. 1. Papilionoideae Crotalaria Indigofera Tephrosia Millettia Eriosema Rhynchosia Aeschynomene 2. Rubiaceae Pavetta Psycho tria 3. Compositae Vernonia Helichrysum Senecio 4. Gramineae Eragrostis Panicum Digitaria 2,062 454 306 132 95 89 81 74 1,750 178 175 1,674 333 131 131 1,482 142 119 97 5.

Solanaceae. J. N. Hepper, Flora of West tropical Africa, ed. 2: 325-335. London. , 1985. Systematic studies in the genus Solanum in Africa. D. Thesis, University of Birmingham. , 1753. Species plantarum, 2 vols. Salvius, Stockholm. N. HEPPER I & I. FRIIS 1 The Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, United Kingdom. 1 Botanical Museum, Gothersgade 130, D-1180 Copenhagen, Denmark. 1 Abstract Anelllion is drawn to a new book about the plants of Pehr ForsskA) ' s Flo ra Aegyptiaco-Arabica.

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