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Record: oai:ARNO:526186

AuthorJ.Th. Henrard
TitleON a new species of Polytoca from Java
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
AbstractThe flora of the island of Java belongs, especially as to the family of the grasses, to the best explored ones. It was JUNGHUHN, who collected them extensively and his material was the basis of a fine enumeration by our countryman BUSE, in the year 1854. In modern times the grass flora of the island was thoroughly studied by Dr C. A. BACKER, who prepared not only very rich collections, but being familiar with the system of the Gramineae, gave in his ”Flora van Java“ a detailed study of this family with excellent descriptions and many very important data.
Unfortunately his species-concept and his nomenclature is not always up to date and it is to be hoped that a new modern Flora of Java can be prepared on the basis of the very important and rich material now at hand.
Document typearticle
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