Plant Life of Southwestern Australia: Adaptations for Survival
by Philip K. Groom, Byron B. Lamont
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2015
Number of pages: 268
This book focuses on the survival mechanisms, adaptations and ecology of the unique Southwest Australian flora (restricted here to flowering plants). The book provides an ecological perspective on how the flora has evolved complex strategies to ensure species survival in the relatively harsh seasonal climate of a Mediterranean-type ecosystem.
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