2 edition of flora of the island of Jersey found in the catalog.
flora of the island of Jersey
Lester Vallis Lester-Garland
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Island, any area of land smaller than a continent and entirely surrounded by water. Islands may occur in oceans, seas, lakes, or rivers. A group of islands is called an archipelago. Islands may be classified as either continental or oceanic. Learn more about islands in this article. The island of Great Britain, along with the rest of the archipelago known as the British Isles, has a largely temperate climate. It contains a relatively small fraction of the world's wildlife. The biota was severely diminished in the last Ice Age, and shortly (in geological terms) thereafter was separated from the continent by the English Channel's formation.
A book outlining, for the first time ever, the complete flora of the Cook Islands has come to fruition. The publication, Flora of the Cook Islands, was written by Christchurch botanist Bill Sykes, a research associate at Landcare Research. The book - which covers the whole range of vascular plants found in the Cook Islands, including common cultivated species, as well as . Books shelved as island-living: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, What I Carry by Jennifer Longo, Storm Blown by Nick Courage, Easter Island b.
Alderney is an unspoiled, natural island with a population of 2, noted for its traditional lifestyle, flora and fauna. It is 23 miles from Guernsey and only eight miles from the coast of France. Despite being only three and a half miles long and one and a half miles wide, smaller than both Jersey and Guernsey, Alderney has its own government. CHANNEL ISLANDS. You are viewing all stock in the "CHANNEL ISLANDS" category. We currently have 6 books in this category in stock. 6 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get .
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A flora of the islands of Jersey, with a list of the plants of the Channel Islands in general, and remarks upon their distribution and geographical affinities by Lester-Garland, Lester Vallis, Pages: A flora of the islands of Jersey, with a list of the plants of the Channel Islands in general, and remarks upon their distribution and geographical affinities.
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"This book provides an excellent overview of the current knowledge and research on island plants. It is a valuable guide and a good read for anyone interested in the biology of island floras worldwide." Maarten J.M.
Christenhusz, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society "an excellent compendium." Martin L. Cody, Ecology4/5(1). When you think of animals roaming around the Channel Islands, chances are that you’re imagining the pretty Jersey Cow.
Eyelashes fluttering at you from the south side of a potato field as the smell of seaweed permeates your nostrils and. Books shelved as channel-islands: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, The Soldier's Wife by Margaret Leroy, The Book o.
books based on votes: Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, I. Flora of the Cook Islands is a complete account of plants found wild in the Cook Islands and plants common in cultivation written by W.
(Bill) Sykes, a retired botanist living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Descriptions and keys are Author: W. Sykes. The Wild Flowers of Jersey.
Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands. Although only 45 square miles in area, it has a wealth of natural habitats and many wild flower species. This book is an introduction to these plants, covering over of the most interesting of them, including many Jersey specialities.
I read this book as background reading for a manuscript I'm currently working on. 'Islands' is an epic book in every sense of the word: spanning decades, generations, and in with its pages, sheer volume.
It tells the story of Pieternel, the first half /5. A Pattern of Islands (which was also made into a film `Pacific Destiny' in starring Denholm Elliott, Michael Horndern and Gordon Jackson) is a mad ramble through Colonial life on the Ellice and Gilbert Islands.
A true raconteur, the stories came to life first a series of BBC talks (after his retirement) and then later as this book/5(78). Waterstones Jersey is the Channel Island's Bookshop, offering a fantastic service to our book-loving locals and visitors alike.
Make this my local shop. Our beautiful shop, located in the centre of St Helier, is home to a wonderful selection of books. We have two floors with an extensive range of Fiction, some cracking Graphic Novels, and an. First-hand or fictional accounts of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
The island of Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Duchy of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. Jersey lies in the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel and is the largest of the Channel Islands.
It has enjoyed self-government since the division of the Duchy of Normandy in Primitiæ floræ sarnicæ; or, An outline of the flora of the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Serk.
Containing a catalogue of the plants indigenous to the islands: with occasional observations upon their distinctive characters, affinities, and nomenclature.
(Book, )  Get this from a library. Jersey, British crown dependency and island, the largest and southernmost of the Channel Islands, lying south of England’s coast and 12 miles (19 km) west of the Cotentin peninsula of France.
Its capital, St. Helier, is miles ( km) south of Weymouth, England. Jersey is about 10 miles (16 km). In the preface, the author writes: "The following collection of flowers was made upon the islands of Kauai and Niihau, the most northern of the Hawaiian archipelago.
It is not by any means a large collection, considering that the flowering plants of the islands are said by naturalists to exceed four hundred varieties.
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