Flowering plants of Jamaica

by C. D. Adams

Publisher: University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica

Written in English
Published: Pages: 848 Downloads: 227
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  • Botany -- Jamaica.

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Bibliography: p. 785-788.

Statementby C. D. Adams. With contributions by G. R. Proctor, R. W. Read and others.
LC ClassificationsQK229 .A633
The Physical Object
Pagination848 p.
Number of Pages848
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5337934M
LC Control Number72191382

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Biological Conservation 46 () The Threatened Flowering Plants of Jamaica Daniel L. Kelly School of Botany, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland (Received 11 June ; revised version received 25 March ; accepted 5 April ) ABSTRACT The conservation status of the Jamaican flora & analysed according to the criteria of the by: Jamaica boasts some species of flowering plant, 33% of which are endemic with the remainder having been introduced by early colonists and explorers. The variety of habitats on the island explains the diversity of species. The dry sandy areas are home to desert plants, thorn scrub and cactus. Jamaica is home to an estimated 3, species of flowering plants, of which about 30 percent are endemic (found nowhere else on earth), all packed into a total area of only 4, square miles. Compare that with Florida, where about 4, plant species are spread out over nea square miles. A mountain trek should not be done within 24 hours of diving to avoid the risk of decompression sickness. For safety, travelers should use known tour operators or hike with guides familiar with the trail. Jamaica has many endemic flowering plant species; >40% of the flowering plants in the Blue Mountains are found nowhere else in the world.

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Flowering plants of Jamaica, Hardcover – January 1, by C. D Adams (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: C. D Adams. Included in the list of Jamaica’s native trees are the following: mahogany, rosewood, cedar, logwood, palmetto palm, ebony, allspice, wild lime, Jamaican dogwood, live oak and coconut palm.

Flowering Plants. More than species of native flowering plants live on the island of Jamaica. The threatened flowering plants of Jamaica Article (PDF Available) in Biological Conservation 46(3) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Here is a short list of some of the marvels of the plants in Jamaica.

Over three thousand species of plants grow on the island, and 27% of them are found nowhere else on earth. More than species of flowering plants have been classified. Over species of Orchids, 60 of which are endemic. Over types of ferns, 64 of which are endemic. In fact, according to C.D. Adams, over species of flowering plants have been discovered in Jamaica.

'Amoung those well represented are orchids, accounting for over species. Today though, I'll be looking at some of the most popular as well as showing you. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 25 cm: Responsibility: by C.D. Adams. With contributions by G.R. Proctor, R.W.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: R. Adams, C. Proctor, G. R.; Read. Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Flora of Jamaica, containing descriptions of the flowering plants known from the island, }, volume = {v.1 ()}.

Flora of Jamaica, Containing Descriptions of the Flowering Plants Known from the Island, Vol. 5 by William Fawcett avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 3 editions. The landscape of the Park includes a wide variety of flowering plants and trees such as the majestic Royal Palm, the Bull Thatch Palm, the National Flower of Jamaica, the Lignum Vitae and the National Tree of Jamaica, the Blue Mahoe.

Adding to this picture perfect setting are the Bougainvilleas, Poor Man's Orchid, Poinciana and Poui trees. Flora of Jamaica: Containing Descriptios of Flowering Plants known from the Island. By William Fawcett Dr. Alfred Barton Rendle. Vol. iv., Dicotyledons: Families Leguminosae to Callitrichaceae.

Jamaica, with its warm climate and rich, fertile soil, is a haven for masses of spectacularly colorful and showy tropical flowers. Some are flowering trees, including the national flower of Jamaica, while others are flowerings shrubs. All are stunning and indicative of the beauty of the country.

SOME COMMON JAMAICAN TREES Natural History Society of Jamaica 16 NHSJ BLUE MAHOE (Hibiscus elatus) The Blue Mahoe is the national tree of Jamaica. This is a fairly common tree which is cultivated extensively. It is native to Cuba and Jamaica but has been introduced into other countries.

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In a basket, decorative planter, or seasonal container, flowering plants infuse vibrant color and life into any room. Common Medicinal Plants of Portland, Jamaica has been designed as a field guide for the identification of some of the most common medicinal plants encountered in Jamaica.

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Read on to find out if your favourite tropical flower made the cut. Flower lovers usually love tropical flowers more than other types of flowers. This love is mainly because of the.

InKeron Campbell (Botanist, Natural History Museum of Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica) gave a presentation on the 71 plant species whose global ranges are restricted entirely to Cockpit Country.

A final checklist (updating George Proctor's list of 65 species published in. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Hope Gardens, Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica.

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This book documents all species of endemic trees from around the island. Jamaica is often referred to as the "land of wood and water" and is an island extremely rich in endemic species.

It has over nine hundred endemic species of flowering plants and research has shown that. Disussion of Flowering Plant Reproduction, with details on the parts of the flower, pollen development, egg development, pollination, double fertilization, seed development and fruit development.

Provisional list of the indigenous and naturalized flowering plants of Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica, Aston W. Gardner & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type:. Send flowers to Jamaica for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and more.

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The Species Plantarum was an attempt to described the known plants of the world, where approximately 7, species where described and named under the new binomial system of classification. Undertaking this Tropical Flowering Plants book review made us realise that this book will be a great reference book for years to come – for gardeners, florists, botanical gardens, landscapers and nurseries as well as botany students.

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Flowers grow on plants no more than a few inches high such as lobelia, or on trees more than 30 feet tall. The Caribbean Dictionary It is the national fruit of Jamaica, and features prominently in food, plant, fruit, national symbol.

afu. Yam. food, plant. almond. Any of several species of stinging nettle plants. Contact with human skin causes great discomfort. plant. coxnut. Plants that don’t produce flowers are a great way to add depth, texture and waves of color to your space without all the maintenance that flowering plants can bring.

Bright in color and varying in shape, nonflowering plants come in a wide variety of styles to be grown successfully in any climate. Large octavo, pp(not illustrated), orange cloth, a very good copy, virtually as new, with the plain unprinted dustwrapper which is a little browned and worn.

[With the tiny initials of the botanist Gren Lucas on the corner of the front endpaper.].Depending upon the species, non-flowering plants bear either sexually produced seeds or asexually produced seeds. The seeds are borne in cones and strobili.

Examples of non-flowering plants that produce seeds are conifers and cycads. Non-flowering Plants for Gardening. Non-flowering plants enhance the aesthetic value of any landscape design.Flowering Plants of Jamaica Publication Author Adams.

C.D. Publisher University of the West Indies; Jamaica. Year ISBN Description A terse treatment of the flowering plants of Jamaica, with a botanical description of each plant, notes on habitat etc.