Rubiaceas de Cuba.--Akademiai Kiado

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Author: Z. Botta-Dukat
Date: Mar. 2019
From: Acta Botanica Hungarica(Vol. 61, Issue 1-2)
Publisher: Akademiai Kiado
Document Type: Book review
Length: 560 words

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BORHIDI, A., FERNANDEZ-ZEQUEIRA, M. & OVIEDO-PRIETO, R. (2017): Rubiaceas de Cuba.--Akademiai Kiado, Budapest, 494 pp. ISBN

The book is a complete taxonomic monograph of the Rubiaceae, the largest Dicot family of the Flora of Cuba, comprising the detailed descriptions of all the genera and species of the family existing in the Cuban Archipelago and the analytic keys for their identification. The Rubiaceae family has a considerable importance because of its plants of economic and medicinal (coffee, quinine, ipecacuana), aromatic and ornamental value (Gardenia, Ixora, Rondeletia etc.). It is the fourth richest flowering plant family in species (actually with about 13 800 species) in the world, the richest one in the flora of the West Indies and second richest in the flora of Cuba. The last taxonomic treatment of the family appeared in the 5th volume of the Flora of Cuba...

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Botta-Dukat, Z. "Rubiaceas de Cuba.--Akademiai Kiado." Acta Botanica Hungarica, vol. 61, no. 1-2, 2019, p. 213+. Accessed 27 Sept. 2020.

Gale Document Number: GALE|A581941449