By Ulrich Meve
Dr ULRICH MEVE'S ebook on Duvalia, one of many 30 genera comprising the gang of stem-succulent Asclepiadaceae, is a bit of well-done study. The textual content is supported through very good illustrations comprising full-page drawings and photograph graphs making this monograph a really conceivable contribution for either profes sional and novice botanists. Dr MEVE'S species delimitations are as a rule in line with morphological, karyological and biogeographical reports, and hence effortless to stick with. His taxonomic and well-established biogeographic conclusions were supported by means of box observations in southern and jap Africa. absolutely, this ebook represents the best and so much in depth monographs ever released for the Asclepiadaceae. The reports of Dr MEVE have been initiated at my former chair of systematic botany in Kiel, the previous paintings position of the well known succulent crops professional Dr H. JACOBSEN and the karyologist Prof. G. REEsE. Dr MEVE has been concerned with Asclepiadaceae study for greater than ten years, and his paintings is characterised through a meticulousness usual of him. He has made himself a reputation among colleagues in addition to plant enthusiasts via his awesome variety of clinical and well known courses, which aren't limited to succulent Asclepiadaceae.