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The grasses (Poaceae) of Peru

The grasses (<i>Poaceae</i>) of Peru
The grasses (<i>Poaceae</i>) of Peru

Óscar Tovar

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Óscar Tovar

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Publication year: 1993

Language: Spanish

Subjects: Life Sciences

Collection: Ruizia. Monografías del Real Jardín Botánico

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The writer is giving an account of the taxonomy and morphology of the species of grasses known to occur in Peru. There are 680 species included in 152 genera, growing in all the bioclimatic conditions since the pacific coast until the highland (snow line) and the amazon basin. The subfamilies Pooideae and Panicoideae comprise the major number of genera and species: Pooideae with 45 genera and 254 species (37%) and Panicoideae with 52 genera and 242 species (35 %). A brief discussion of the ecology and geographical distribution of the species is included.

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Physical Description : 474 p. : il. ; 24 cm

ISBN: 978-84-00-07373-2

ISSN: 0212-9108

Publication: Madrid : Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1993

Reference CSIC: Ruizia_13

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