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Author Smith, Gideon, 1959- author.

Title Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa : classification, biology, and cultivation / Gideon F. Smith, Estrela Figueiredo, Abraham E. van Wyk
Published London, United Kingdom ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface -- Crassulaceae of the world -- Crassulaceae in Southern Africa -- The genus Kalanchoe -- Kalanchoe in Southern Africa -- Geographical distribution and ecology -- Characters, pollination biology and life cycle -- Physiology and anatomy -- Biocultural significance and toxicity -- Invasiveness -- Gardening -- Taxonomic treatment
Summary Kalanchoe (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa: Classification, Biology, and Cultivation provides a highly readable, illustrated account of the Kalanchoe species. The book includes an overview of the family Crassulaceae and genus Kalanchoe in global and subcontinental contexts that is followed by information on the taxonomic history of the genus. The characters and ecology of the species are also discussed, including their distribution ranges, where they occur, their habitat preferences, and where the species were formally recorded for the first time. For each indigenous and naturalized species, comprehensive taxonomic, descriptive and other information of interest is provided. This is the must-have resource for plant scientists, plant taxonomists, ethnobotanists, herbarium curators, ecologists, pharmacologists, invasions scientists, horticulturalists and landscape designers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 27, 2019)
Subject Kalanchoe -- South Africa
Kalanchoe -- South Africa -- Pictorial works
South Africa.
Genre/Form illustrated books.
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Ouvrages illustrés.
Form Electronic book
Author Figueiredo, Estrela, author.
Van Wyk, Braam, 1952- author.
ISBN 0128140089