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Theophrastaceae. Flora Neotropica (105)

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This volume is the first thorough treatment of Theophrastaceae since 1903. The family of shrubs and small trees comprises 95 species in seven genera, is centered in the Caribbean, and has a distribution strictly in the New World tropics. The systematic treatment includes generic and specific keys, detailed descriptions of all taxa along with illustrations, distribution maps, lists of specimens examined, and notes on ecology and local names/uses. Also included are in-depth discussions of the family's morphology, anatomy, phylogeny, phytogeography, reproductive biology, and conservation.