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Flora of the Hawaiian Islands

William Hillebrand

Flora of the Hawaiian Islands

by William Hillebrand

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Published by Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9468653M
ISBN 100934454906
ISBN 109780934454902

The state encompasses nearly the entire Hawaiian archipelago, islands spread over 1, miles (2, km).The volcanic archipelago is physiographically and ethnologically part of the Polynesian subregion of Oceania. At the southeastern end of the archipelago, the eight main islands are, in order from northwest to southeast: Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Before statehood: Territory of Hawaii. The Hawaiian Islands are one of the most geographically isolated places on earth, over 2, miles and nearly 4, km to the closest landmass, which is California, USA. Born of a volcanic hotspot rising from the sea floor of the Pacific Ocean, the Hawaiian archipelago formed nearly 75 million years ago, with the eldest islands.

  Hawaiian Studies (HWST ): Hawaiian Medicinal Plants. It covers herbs found in the Hawaiian Islands that were believed by the Hawaiians to possess curative and palliative properties most effective in removing physical ailments." The book examines the New Zealand flora, its economic plants, and their chemistry, and review the question Author: Stefanie Sasaki. Rich cross-section of the islands' characteristic flora and fauna accurately depicted in 44 excellent illustrations. Ready-to-color images of the mango, breadfruit, wild ginger, prickly poppy, tree fern, and other plants, plus such exotic forms of animal and plant life as the slipper lobster, cone-headed grasshopper, damselfly, and house gekko.

OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations (some color), maps 27 cm: Contents: The Hawaiian setting: Geology; Climate --Hawaiian biological phenomena: Dispersal to the Hawaiian Islands; Problems of island existence; Adaptive radiation and unique adaptations; Arborescence; Flightlessness in insects and birds; Loss of dispersibility in plants; Loss of . Public appreciation for the value of Hawaiian biodiversity requires outreach and education that will determine the future conservation of this rich heritage, and this book will help fill that need. Plant Life of Hawai’i: Vegetation and Flora presents significant text describing the landforms and vegetation of the Hawaiian Islands, the Cited by: 5.


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Flora of the Hawaiian Islands. All Names (Accepted and Synonyms) Query: Query Help: Major Group: This query is designed to give checklist information for all names and to provide publication and type information for names based on Hawaiian collections.

To query a list of accepted names only, click here. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands Now Available Online Hawaiian Vascular Plant Updates: A Supplement to the Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai`i and Hawai`i's Ferns and Fern Allies - Version12 April   Hawaiian Plant Life has been written with both the layperson and professional interested in Hawai‘i’s natural history and flora in mind.

In addition to significant text describing landforms and vegetation, the evolution of Hawaiian flora, and the conservation of native species, the book includes almost color photographs illustrating nearly two-thirds of native Cited by: 5. File Name: flora of the hawaiian Languange Used: English File Size: 45,8 Mb Total Download: Download Now Read Online.

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The 13 Cited by: About the Book; Hawaiian Plant Life has been written with both the layperson and professional interested in Hawai‘i’s natural history and flora in mind.

In addition to significant text describing landforms and vegetation, the evolution of Hawaiian flora, and the conservation of native species, the book includes almost color photographs illustrating nearly two-thirds of native.

The Flora of the Hawaiian Islands and neighboring islands in the north-central Pacific, and the northern Polynesia region of the Oceania ecozone.; This category includes native flora taxa.

Taxa of the lowest rank are always included. Higher taxa are included only if endemic.; For the purposes of this category, "Hawaii" is defined in accordance with the World Geographical.

The wild and cultivated plants of the Hawaiian Islands are described. Their morphology, physiology and taxonomy are considered. species and 6 genera are reputed to be new. [From review in Riv.

Agric. subtrop. trop.60, Nos] by: Preview this book» What people are Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and William Hillebrand Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

Title. Flora of the Hawaiian islands:a description of their phanerogams and vascular cryptogams / By. Hillebrand, William, Hillebrand, W.

A Tropical Garden Flora: Plants Cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and Other Tropical Places by George W. Staples, Derral R. Herbst Call Number: Hawaii Pacific Ref QKH4 S75 Author: Sarah Myhre. Here are some recommended guide books to Hawaiian and tropical flowers and plants.

Cultivated Plant Books. A Note: All links are to As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There is no extra cost to you. A Tropical Garden Flora: Plants Cultivated In The Hawaiian Islands And Other Tropical Places.

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Publication date Topics Plants Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by Pages: Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text Flora of the Hawaiian islands:a description of their phanerogams and vascular cryptogams /Cited by: Thanks to a magnificent book in the Rare Book Collection of the Chicago Botanic Garden Library (and a little research), we can answer these questions.

With 44 delightful chromolithographed plates, Indigenous Flowers of the Hawaiian Islands is no ordinary book. Its illustrations introduced the world to an exotic, endemic, and vanishing flora.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. The New Illustrated Flora of the Hawaiian Islands Volume 3 of Flora Hawaiiensis, Otto Degener Volume 3 of Flora Hawaiiensis: The New Illustrated Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, Otto Degener.

The Islands were home to only two endemic mammals, the Hawaiian monk seal and the hoary bat. It is believed that the hoary bat at some time was accidentally blown to Hawaii from North or South America.

In the 19th century, the Hawaiian monk seal almost became extinct because it was being caught for its oil and skin. Flora of Hawaii - A Natural, Evolutionary Wonderland The Hawaiian Islands practically popped in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the result of mid-ocean volcanoes.

Once everyyears, one lucky plant would land on and thrive in the young and isolated Hawaiian Islands. "Published at irregular intervals in loose-leaf fascicles, termed centuries"--Leaflet entitled Directions for binding Flora Hawaiiensis, or, New illustrated flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

"Book 1 (as bound unit) copyrighted "--Verso of "Directions for binding" leaflet issued in The arrival of early settlers in Hawaii with their plants and animals affected the Hawaiian flora in two ways.

On the one hand, it led to a more diverse Hawaiian flora. New plant species were introduced and grew on the Islands. On the other hand, it led to the disappearance of many endemic varieties. Her wonderfully illustrated work would be the first book dedicated to Hawaiian flora to be illustrated in colour.

Isabella Sinclair (nee McHutcheson), was born in Scotland inmarried her cousin Frank Sinclair in and moved to Hawaii that year.A Concise History of the Hawaiian Islands. by Phil Barnes. Petroglyph Pr Ltd (November 1, ) Paperback (88 pages).

A Concise History of the Hawaiian Islands covers the major events and personalities in Hawaiian history from the first human landfall through the sovereignty movement of the late s The history comes to life through illustrations and interesting anecdotes.Hawaiian Plant Life has been written with both the layperson and professional interested in Hawai'i's natural history and flora in mind.

In addition to significant text describing landforms and vegetation, the evolution of Hawaiian flora, and the conservation of native species, the book includes almost color photographs illustrating nearly two-thirds of native Hawaiian plant Price: $