Professor Armen Takhtajan, a giant among botanists, has spent a lifetime in the service of his science and of humanity. As a thoroughgoing. Floristic Regions of the World has 2 ratings and 0 reviews: Published September 4th by University of California Press, pages, Hardcover. Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →.

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Minas Chasapis added it Feb 23, florisitc Trivia About Floristic Regions Hardcoverpages. This book naturally draws extensively on the rich Russian literature in the field of plant classificationand many readers will find ideas expressed that are of interest to them.

Floristic Regions of the World by Armen Takhtajan

Koshi River E Nepal in the east to Arakan in Burma Myanmar in the worlv, including worlx terai areas up to m foothills of the Siwaliks and the lower courses of the Ganges and Brahmaputra. Dictionnaire des sciences naturellesVol. This is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to growing organic, healthy vegetable, herbs and house plants without soil. Shephered marked it as to-read Oct 09, Affinities largely lie with the Irano-Turanian and Central Asiatic regions.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This new book, as well as “Diversity and Classification of Flowering Plants”, includes also intrafamilial classification subfamilies and tribes. Phytosociological classification problems in chorological border line areas. American Tropical forests, in Ecosystems of the WorldVol. Considering his age, it will probably be the last one. As a thoroughgoing internationalist, he promoted close relationships between botanists and people of all nations through the most difficult times imaginable, and succeeded with his strong and persistent personal warmth.


The Paleotropical Kingdom was first divided into 3 Subkingdoms, whereas each of the other five kingdoms were subdivided directly into Provinces totalling 37 Provinces.

Biogeographic links with neighbouring regions

This book presents worod new ideas and insights clearly, and it is very important to publish for its demonstrated value as the final work of a great scientist, representing the culmination of his experience and study.

Characterised by high levels of generic endemism but not usually families unless mono-generic and very high levels of species endemism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phytogeography Floristic provinces Floristic regions Flora Ecoregions.

Longmans, Green and Co, New York, [13]. Dmitry Geltman added it Apr 02, Characterised by high levels of endemic families, sub-families and tribes and very high levels of species endemism. Engelhorn, [1][2].

Phytochorion – Wikipedia

As early asin his paper “Correlations of Ontogenesis and Phylogenesis in Higher Plants,” he put forward a theory of the macroevolution of many groups of plants through neoteny; he elaborated this theory in later publications.

Plant sociology; the study of plant communities.

A very young floristicc which is not species rich probably less than species. Manop Poopath marked it as to-read Jan 28, The main vegetation types are open woodland, savanna and grassland characterised by genera such as Combretum,Terminalia, Brachystegia and Hyparrhenia. Northeast Southwest Central Australian or Eremaean. Aravalli Hills and Yamuna River in the west to the Koshi River E Nepal in the east, including the terai areas up to m foothills of the Siwaliks and the entire lowlands of the upper courses of the Ganges.


This province hasgenerally lacks endemics and forests have largely been destroyed. Muhammad marked it as to-read Jan 05, Rhododendron species are well represented with 30 in Nepal and 45 in Bhutan. Furthermore, Nepal lies at a transition zone between the flora of the Western Himalaya with many Western Asiatic and Mediterranean elements — the Irano-Turanian photochorion and the Eastern Himalaya with many Sino-Japanese elements — the Eastern Asiatic phytochorion.

An introduction to the floristic regions of the World. Systems used to classify vegetation can be divided in two major groups: Characterised by high levels of species endemism but not usually genera unless monospecific and assemblages of corrulated families. Syuan Yu marked it as to-read Jan 14,