Book ID: 114294
Flore d'Afrique Centrale
Spermatophytes. Convolvulaceae, by Mwanga Mwanga Ithe J.-C., Marc S.M. Sosef & Ana Rita G. Simões. 2022. 59 line drawgs.17 col. pls. 254 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This volume deals with the bindweed family (Convolvulaceae) of Central Africa. In this area, the family is represented by 23 genera and 132 species, including the well-known crop sweet potato. Several others were introduced as vegetable or ornamental plants. In addition to clear morphological descriptions and user-friendly keys, this volume provides abundant information on the distribution, ecology, use and threat of all species.