Author:Costin, Alec; Gray, Max; Totterdell, Colin & Wimbush, Dane


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Kosciuszko Alpine Flora

By: Costin, Alec; Gray, Max; Totterdell, Colin & Wimbush, Dane

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collingwood, Victoria, CSIRO: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011054

ISBN: 0643024735

Condition: Very Good

Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 408, green cloth, lower corners slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Around Australia's highest mountain lies a rare ecosystem, an alpine area of outstanding beauty and diversity, strikingly different from other alpine ecosystems of the world but with common features. Kosciuszko Alpine Flora describes and illustrates the area's 212 flowering plants and ferns, of which 21 are endemic. It discusses the geological and human history of the area, the life-forms and habitats of the plants, and explores the various plant com... View more info