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New Guinea vegetation

New Guinea vegetation

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Published by Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co., Distribution for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier North-Holland in Amsterdam, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Guinea.,
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology -- New Guinea.,
    • Ethnobotany -- New Guinea.,
    • Plant ecology -- Papua New Guinea.,
    • Ethnobotany -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK. Paijmans, editor.
      ContributionsPaijmans, K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK366 .N48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4890297M
      ISBN 100444998276
      LC Control Number76022206

      This book on New Guinea vegetation consists of three parts. Part 1 deals with the whole New Guinea region, while parts 2 and 3 are concerned mainly with Papua New Guinea. In part 1, phytogeographyLstg +, the origin and distribution patterns of the flora are discussed. Part 2, vegetation, gives a comprehensive account of the main vegetation types.   Papua New Guinea holidays My kayak trip to the world's most remote guesthouse in Papua New Guinea Smith was persuaded that if .

      New Guinea harpy-eagle. Harpyopsis novaeguineae. IUCN status: Vulnerable. Often heard but rarely seen, the New Guinea harpy-eagle hunts large mammals including tree kangaroos, wallabies, and possums. It is distributed throughout the island of New Guinea, although sparsely populated in most regions. The Montane Vegetation of New Guinea. Authors; Authors and affiliations; R. G. Robbins; Chapter. Downloads; Part of the The Geographical Readings series book series (GR) Abstract. Almost invariably a climb of a thousand feet or more has to be made to pass the limits of cultivation and enter the forest edge at the to ft level Cited by: 4.

      Coordinates. Western New Guinea, also known as Papua (ISO code: ID-PP), is the Indonesian part of the island of New the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is also called West Papua. Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in ered to be a part of the Australian Country: Indonesia. A dynamic and essential vegetation type at the interface of terrestrial and marine environments, New Guinea's mangroves are among the most diverse in the world. In some areas, monodominant stands of 1-m-diameter Xylocarpus granatum resemble North American bald-cypress swamps. New Guinea mangroves.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Phytogeography / M.M.J.

van. Etymology. The word papua is derived from an old local term of uncertain origin. " New Guinea" (Nueva Guinea) was the name coined by the Spanish explorer Yñigo Ortiz dehe noted the resemblance of the people to those he had earlier seen along the Guinea coast of Africa.

Guinea, in its turn, is etymologically derived from the Portuguese word g code: + New Guinea vegetation Hardcover – January 1, by K.; Editor Paijmans (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: K.; Editor Paijmans. The Flora of Papua New Guinea, the country on the eastern portion of island of New Guinea Wikimedia Commons has media related to Flora of Papua New Guinea. Subcategories. This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.

The New Guinea Book of Records On a walk through the forests of New Guinea, you may encounter the world’s largest pigeon (the Southern crowned pigeon, Goura scheepmakeri), smallest parrot (the red-breasted pygmy parrot, Micropsitta finschii) and the longest lizard (Salvadore's monitor lizard, Varanus salvadorii).

Paijmans, K. Description. The island of New Guinea is rich in vegetation varying from mangrove swamps through savanna to dense forests.

Here, for the first time in one book, this vegetation is considered from the diverse viewpoints of the botanist, the ethnobotanist, the ecologist and the : R.

Goodland. Cite this article as: Goodland, R. Brittonia () DOI ; Publisher Name Springer-Verlag Author: R. Goodland. Owen Stanley Range, southeast Papua New Guinea.

ColinF; Land. Papua New Guinea stretches from just south of the Equator to the Torres Strait, which separates New Guinea from Cape York Peninsula to the south, the northernmost extension of nd Papua New Guinea reaches its maximum north-south expanse of some miles ( km) along its western.

Flowers of New Guinea impatiens are like a maximized version of standard impatiens flowers. Pink, white, lavender, and orange create wonderful palettes to incorporate into your garden. All flowers are composed of five thick petals. Impatiens also have a flower spur full of nectar, which makes them a favorite of moths and butterflies.

This book is the first definitive ornithological field guide to New Guinea, the world’s second largest island and one of the richest tropical environments in the Old World. Because of its isolation New Guinea’s biota include spectacular radiations of unusual plants and animals (of which the birds of paradise are perhaps the best known).

NEW GUINEA VEGETATION. by K. PAIJMANS. Canberra: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in association with the Australian National University Press, First Edition. Very Scarce. A nice First Edition of this rare and interesting large book, illustrated Rating: % positive.

The island of New Guinea is home to over species of birds, the world’s largest and smallest parrots, the largest pigeons and the Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing butterfly—again the world’s largest.

Although logging has ravaged most tropical forests, New Guinea is still covered with 75% of its original vegetation. New Guinea Vegetation. Canberra: CSIRO/The Australian National University Press, First edition. Hardcover. First edition,hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, large octavo, pp., illustrated in b&w.

Vascular plants of the Kaijende Highlands, Papua New Guinea: Taxonomic and vegetation survey Book: A Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of the Kaijende Highlands, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea Author(s): Takeuchi, Wayne, Forest Research Institute, P.O.

BoxLae, Morobe Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Email: [email protected] Of New Guinea's plants, there are more than 2, species of orchids and 2, species of ferns.

Although almost 8 out of 10 of these plants are found nowhere else in the world, New Guinea’s plant numbers are low compared to other tropical areas. 1 When seeing the rich canopy and massive trees of the lowland canopy, one is tempted to believe that the soils are very rich.

New Guinea: One of the world's biodiversity hotspots By Dr André Schuiteman Hotspots: earth's biologically richest and most endangered terrestrial ecoregions is the title of an influential book published in by Conservation International. Equatorial Guinea’s real GDP growth has been weak in recent years, averaging % per year from tobecause of a declining hydrocarbon sector.

Inflation remained very low indown from an average of 4% in As a middle income country, Equatorial Guinea is now ineligible for most low-income World Bank and the IMF funding.

Papua New Guinea is an oceanic country occupying the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore highlands in Melanesia in the Pacific Ocean. Port Moresby is both the capital as well as the largest city in the country. The nation is one of the most diverse globally with languages being registered in a population of 7, : Kenneth Kimutai Too.

Papua New Guinea has extremely high biodiversity. The total number of different plants and animals in Papua New Guinea is not accurately known but almost certainly exceedsspecies. Scientists estimate that more than half the plants and animals found in Papua New Guinea have yet to be scientifically named.

Savannas of Australia and New Guinea Vegetation and the Functional Role of Extant and Extinct Fauna. Garry D. Cook. Book Editor(s): The chapter also describes the vegetation and landscapes of northern Australia and New Guinea and speculates about the ecosystems of the drowned Sahul Shelf that joined the two.

It then reconsiders the Author: Garry D. Cook, William J. Bond, Edmund C. February, Richard J. Williams.Papua New Guinea (PNG) is richly endowed with natural resources, but exploitation has been hampered by rugged terrain, land tenure issues, and the high cost of developing infrastructure.

The economy has a small formal sector, focused mainly on the export of those natural resources, and an informal sector, employing the majority of the population.