This text describes all of the vascular plants of the Madeiran and Salvage Islands. It covers over 1360 species of native and naturalized plants, many of them little known.
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J. R. Press is Head of EPIC (European Plant Information Centre) at the Natural History Museum, London specializing in the flora of Europe, Mediterranean and Macaronesia (which includes Madeira). He has written several papers on Madeira covering topics such as new plant records, invasion of introduced species and Madeira as a centre of plant diversity, as well as producing the list of threatened plants for the islands. M. J. Short is a member of EPIC at the Natural History Museum, London and is involved in biogeographical and conservation research, and taxonomic work. She has made a study of the itineraries, collections and correspondence of the botanist R. T. Lowe who lived in Madeira for many years.
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Book Description H M S O, London, 1994 First Paperback Edition., 1994. 8vo. pp xvii, 574. Large format paperback. Illustrated in black and white.ISBN: 0113100175 Slight creasing at top front corner, otherwise very good+. Decent copy. Bookseller Inventory # C39388