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Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago

Anthony G. Miller

Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago

by Anthony G. Miller

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Published by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Yemen -- Socotra.,
  • Plants -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony G. Miller, Miranda Morris ; designed by Diccon Alexander ; edited by Ruth Atkinson.
    GenreIdentification.
    ContributionsMorris, Miranda., Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 759 p. :
    Number of Pages759
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21415538M
    ISBN 101872291597

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G.: : /5(1). Get this from a library. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago. [Anthony G Miller; Miranda Morris; Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.] -- Manual to the plants of this group of islands off the Horn of Africa.

It provides comprehensive information on the traditional uses of all plants found and contains a fully illustrated key to all. The Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago is the definitive record of this biodiversity and its ethnobotany.

The self-stated aim of the publication is to provide a practical guide for conservationists and planners as well as students, botanists and others interested in the plant life of the region. This book describes the botany and ethnobotany of all higher plant species found on the islands of the Soqotra Archipelago in the Indian Ocean (Soqotra, Abd al Kuri, Samha and Darsa), and aims to bridge the gap between biologists and conservationists.

It provides an introduction to the diverse flora, culture and environment of the Archipelago; Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago book fully illustrated key for the identification of Cited by:   Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago is an attractive, user-friendly manual to the plants of this little-known but botanically important group of islands, which is part of Yemen and situated in the Arabian Sea.

Designed as a practical guide for conservationists and planners, as well as students, botanists and others interested in the plant life of the region, this comprehensive volume differs /5(3). Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago is an attractive, user-friendly manual to the plants of this little-known but botanically important group of islands, situated off the Horn of Africa and governed by Yemen.

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Menu. Search E-alert Submit My Account LoginCited by: 1. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago by Miller, A.; Morris, M. at Pemberley Books. Advanced Search. Browse. Socotra or Soqotra (Arabic: سُقُطْرَى ‎ Suquṭrā), located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is the largest of four islands in the Socotra territory is located near major shipping routes and is officially part of Yemen, and had long been a subdivision of the Adenit became attached to the Hadhramaut Governorate, which is much Archipelago: Socotra.

By A.G. Miller & M. Morris; Edited by R. Atkinson ISBN: A new type of flora describing the botany and ethnobotany of all higher plant species found on these Indian Ocean islands.

It represents the culmination of more than ten year's work by a. The coastal and marine ecosystems of the Soqotra Archipelago are complex and home to an astonishing biological diversity.

At the same time they are very productive, providing sustenance and livelihoods to people on the coast, food to those of the island interior and increasingly also to people on the Yemeni mainland, as well as market opportunities for a number of economic players.

Ethics and ethnoflora. Pleased though we were to read the generous and thorough review of our book Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago in Nature (“Back to the roots” Nature– Author: Tony Miller, Miranda Morris. flora of the Middle East, on an Ethnoflora of the Soqotran Archipelago (Miller & Morris, forthcoming), as part of a Darwin Initiative project for the conservation of the biodiversity of the archipelago, and my interest in the relationship between the plant names of Dhofar and of.

The main floristic and vegetational features of the Soqotra Archipelago are outlined. The theo-ries of vicariance and dispersal are commented with the support of examples suggesting the idea that. Punica protopunica, commonly known as the pomegranate tree or Socotran pomegranate, is a species of flowering plant in the family is endemic to the island of Socotra ().Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

The tree, often thorny, attains a height of to meters. It has reddish-brown bark when young, fading to grey as it ages and becomes less : Tracheophytes. Archipelago Books Movie Posters Films Amazon Livros Movies Amazons Film Poster Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago Buy Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago .Socotra (Arabic: سُقُطْرَى ‎ Suquṭra), also spelled Soqotra, is an island and a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian a is part of had long been a part of the Aden it became attached to the Hadhramaut Governorate, which is much closer to the island than Aden (although the nearest governorate was the Al Mahrah Governorate).Socotra Archipelago.

Socotra Archipelago, in the northwest Indian Ocean near the Gulf of Aden, is km long and comprises four islands and two rocky islets which appear as a prolongation of the Horn of Africa.

The site is of universal importance because of its biodiversity with rich and distinct flora and fauna: 37% of Socotra’s plant.