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useful and ornamental plants in Zanzibar and Pemba.

Robert Orchard Williams

useful and ornamental plants in Zanzibar and Pemba.

by Robert Orchard Williams

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Published in Zanzibar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Zanzibar.,
  • Pemba Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany, Economic.,
    • Botany -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.,
    • Botany -- Tanzania -- Pemba Island.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by E.A.T. Dutton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB108.Z3 W5 1949
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 497 p.
      Number of Pages497
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6077692M
      LC Control Number50026951
      OCLC/WorldCa1576335

      Zanzibar’s forests – Unguja and Pemba – consist of short coral scrub and thickets, to higher, closed canopy forests and mangroves. They belong to the Zanzibar-Inhambane Coastal Forest Mosaic ecoregion and are a key component of the Coastal East African Forest Global Biodiversity Hotspot. The closed canopy forests contain many endemic and/or rare plants and animals including the Zanzibar. Zanzibar, Swahili Unguja, island in the Indian Ocean, lying 22 miles (35 km) off the coast of east-central Africa. In Zanzibar, together with Pemba Island and some other smaller islands, joined with Tanganyika on the mainland to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Area square miles (1, square km). Pop. ( est.) ,

      The useful and ornamental plants in Zanzibar and Pemba. Zanzibar.) WILLIS (Willis, J.C. A dictionary of the flowering plants and ferns. Seventh edition. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. xxii+pp.) YANOVSKY (Yanovsky, Elias. Food plants of the North American Indians. United States Department of Agriculture. Harms-ic also publishes maps for Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Zanzibar Island. The Surveys and Mapping Division’s Map Sales Office in Dar es Salaam sells dated topographical maps (,) for mainland Tanzania. Topographical maps for Zanzibar Island and Pemba are available in Stone Town.

      divided diagonally by a yellow-edged black band from the lower hoist-side corner; the upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is blue; the banner combines colors found on the flags of Tanganyika and Zanzibar; green represents the natural vegetation of the country, gold its rich mineral deposits, black the native Swahili people, and blue the country's many lakes and rivers.   This is a review of the literature on the use of cycads as food and medicine, with special attention to their toxic properties. In the tropics and subtropics, where the plants are indigenous, their toxicity has long been known. Both gastrointestinal and neurological effects have been reported. Although several toxic components of the plants have been investigated, none has yet been shown to be Cited by:


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Useful and ornamental plants in Zanzibar and Pemba by Robert Orchard Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

A popular and well illustrated account is given of some trees, shrubs and other plants in Zanzibar and Pemba; notable for various ornamental and practical uses or as harmful species; wild and cultivated, native and introduced species are described. Part I contains a list of useful plants and an identification key to ornamental species.

The latter is arranged according to such main divisions Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Robert Orchard, Useful and ornamental plants in Zanzibar and Pemba.

Zanzibar, (OCoLC) Tanzania - Tanzania - Zanzibar and Pemba: The islands of Zanzibar and Pemba are located in the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar is 22 miles (35 km) off the coast of mainland Tanzania; Pemba, 35 miles (56 km). Low-lying Pemba, whose highest point reaches an elevation of feet (95 metres), and Zanzibar, which reaches feet ( metres), are islands whose structure consists of coralline rocks.

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