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Treatise on Phytogeography of Brazil - Ecological Aspects Vol. 1 - Carlos Toleto Rizzini

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Treatise on Phytogeography of Brazil - Ecological Aspects Vol. 1

By Carlos Toledo Rizzini

A Comprehensive Guide to the Plant Life of Brazil

Brazil is a country of unparalleled natural beauty, home to a vast and diverse array of plant life. In this comprehensive treatise, renowned botanist Carlos Toledo Rizzini provides a detailed exploration of the phytogeography of Brazil, encompassing its ecological aspects, vegetation types, and plant communities.

Volume 1: Ecological Aspects

The first volume of this two-volume treatise focuses on the ecological aspects of Brazil's plant life. Rizzini begins by providing an overview of the country's geography and climate, setting the stage for understanding the diverse habitats that support its rich flora. He then delves into the various ecological factors that influence plant distribution, including soil type, water availability, and altitude.

Vegetation Types and Plant Communities

Rizzini goes on to describe the major vegetation types of Brazil, from the lush rainforests of the Amazon to the dry scrublands of the Caatinga. For each vegetation type, he provides a detailed account of the plant communities that inhabit it, including their composition, structure, and adaptations to the local environment.

Endemic Species and Conservation

Brazil is home to an extraordinary number of endemic plant species, found nowhere else on Earth. Rizzini highlights these unique species and discusses the importance of their conservation. He also addresses the threats facing Brazil's plant life, including deforestation, climate change, and invasive species.

A Must-Have Resource for Botanists and Ecologists

This comprehensive treatise is an essential resource for botanists, ecologists, and anyone interested in the natural history of Brazil. With its wealth of information and stunning illustrations, it is a must-have addition to any library.

Key Features:

  • Detailed exploration of the phytogeography of Brazil
  • Focus on ecological aspects, vegetation types, and plant communities
  • In-depth descriptions of major vegetation types and plant communities
  • Discussion of endemic species and conservation
  • Stunning illustrations and photographs

Order your copy today and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Brazil's plant life!