An illustrated guide to the seven genera and 42 species of mistletoes found in Western Australia.
Mistletoes are fascinating, diverse, colourful and ecologically important plants, found in most parts of Western Australia.
Mistletoes of Western Australia is a guide to their identification, ecology, conservation, biogeography and evolution, including how they cope with fire. The book explores the relevance of mistletoes to the biodiversity of the communities in which they live, and provides information on their hosts and simple identification keys to species. Each species is described in simple terms and illustrated with a photo of the species and a map of its known distribution in Western Australia.
Featuring seven genera and 42 species, this comprehensive illustrated guide will be essential for botanists, conservationists and anyone interested in Australian flora.
146 pages, paperback, Tony Start and Kevin Thiele.