Cornaceae and Allies in the Marquesas and Neighboring Islands. [Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Bulletin 52/Bayard Dominick Expedition, Publication Number 13].

By: Brown, Forest B. H.

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Signed Presentation Copy. Octavo, string-bound stiff brown wrappers, 22 pp. Illustrated. Near-Fine. From Introduction: Of the angiosperms which appear to date back to the beginning of the floral history of the islands of the South Pacific, Cornus and its near allies consitute a group of special interest. The members exhibit characters which not only point to a common origin of the group as a whole, but also link the living species with the early fossil floras of the continent. New lines of evidence are disclosed which indicate that the geological history of Celastrus and Ilex, foun din the Marquesas and in other high islands of Polynesia, is closely linked with that of the new genus Lautea of the Austral Islands, Corokia of New Zealand, and Cornus of the northern hemisphere...

Title: Cornaceae and Allies in the Marquesas and Neighboring Islands. [Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Bulletin 52/Bayard Dominick Expedition, Publication Number 13].

Author Name: Brown, Forest B. H.

Categories: South Pacific,

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Bernice P. Biship Museum, 1928.:

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