Book ID: 48514
Annotated Bibliography of Mascarene Plant Life. Including the Useful and Ornamental Plants of the Region.Covering the Period 1609-1990.1992.IV,274 p.gr8vo.Hardcover.
This bibliography is intended primarily as a comprehensive source workdealing with the native and naturalized flora and related ares ofnatural history of the three Mascarene Islands: Mauritius (or Ile Maurice, formerly Ile de France), Reunion (formerly Ile Bourbon), andRodrigues (or Rodriguez). The Mascarenes are a trio of volcanic, oceanicislands situated in the southwestern Indian Ocean some 600-1550 km dueeast of Madagascar. However, a number of references in this work dealwith the neighboring islands, islets, or archipelagoes includingAldabra, Agalega, the Chagos, Diego Garcia, Saint Brandon, theSeychelles, and to some extent Madagascar.