Book ID: 109501
Sol Amazing: Lycophytes & Ferns of the Solomon Islands. 2017. XXI, 550 p.
The product of 34 field expeditions over 5 years, this book provides a beautiful look at the diversity of ferns and lycophytes inhabiting the Solomon Islands. With an introduction to these plants relying mostly on photographs, their morphology is readily understood. The 370 treated species, some new to science, are thoughtfully described and accompanied by photographs depicting whole plants in their natural surroundings as well as stunning close-ups to illustrate distinguishing features. This work will undoubtedly be enjoyed by, and serve as a resource for, a wide variety of readers.