A Guide to the Common Epiphytes and Mistletoes of Singapore




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Epiphytes and Mistletoes
A Guide to the Common Epiphytes and Mistletoes of Singapore
Authors: Jean H. Yong, James Wang Wei, Joanne Y.T. Khew, Sheue Chiou Rong, Wong Wei San

Paperback: 390pp
Dimensions: 21.5 x 15.5 x 1.4 cm

ISBN: 978-981-4609-77-7
Published: 2014


A guide to understanding, identifying and managing epiphytes and mistletoes found in Singapore. This book provides detailed profiles of all the common species, as well as a holistic overview of the unique lifestyles of these canopy plants. This includes taxonomy, life-cycles, adaptations and relationships with their host plants and other wildlife. An valuable resource for any visitor with an interest in the local flora.