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Kermadec Islands flora

Kermadec Islands flora

a compilation of modern material about the flora of the Kermadec Islands

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Published by Manaaki Whenua Press in Lincoln, Canterbury, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kermadec Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Kermadec Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementW.R. Sykes ... [et al.].
      ContributionsSykes, W. R. 1927-, Sykes, W. R. 1927-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK473.K47 K47 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532453M
      ISBN 10047809339X
      LC Control Number2001430669

      Harmful or invasive species 41 Deposition 41 Temporary rule for hull and niche area fouling 42 Controls on hull and niche area fouling 43 Surface water activities in the Subantarctic Islands 45 Surface water activities for the Kermadec Islands 50 Other matters 52 Administrative charges 52 Coastal occupation charges 52 Financial contributions 52 Method to determine amount of contribution "Raoul Island and the Kermadecs are a little-known part of New Zealand - their full and fascinating history is told here for the first time including; their evolutionary heritage and unique flora and fauna, early Polynesian voyaging and occupation, the adventurous whalers and settlement, natural disasters, the dramatic use of the islands by the Germans an WW1 - and much more."

      Data Book, was reduced to a few trees in the. Kermadec Island flora: an. A checklist of the mosses of the Kermadec Islands is presented. One hundred and thirty-five mosses from 38 families. Get this from a library! Raoul & the Kermadecs: New Zealand's northernmost islands. [Steven Gentry] -- 'In the midst of a prodigious ocean', as one European explorer descrided them, the Kermadec Islands lie kilometres north of New Zealand and form our northern bastion. They are the result of the.

      Murray, B.G.; de Lange, P.J. Contributions to a chromosome atlas of the New Zealand flora – Miscellaneous counts for 36 families. New Zealand Journal of Botany 31– Sykes, W.R.; West, C.J. New records and other information on the vascular flora of the Kermadec Islands. New Zealand Journal of Botany – Natural character—geology, ecosystems, flora and fauna 4 Māori values of the Subantarctic Islands 7 Historic or Cultural heritage values of the Subantarctic Islands 7 Current use values 9 Values of the Kermadec Islands 12 Seabirds 13 Cetaceans in the Kermadec region 13 Historic or cultural heritage in the Kermadec Islands


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Kermadec Islands flora Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book brings together several previously published articles and papers on the Kermadec Islands flora. The main work included is "Kermadec Islands Flora-an annotated check list", published by Sykes in as DSIR Bulletin Four more recently published papers from New Zealand journals are also included.

The book aims to provide a single reference of the flora of the Kermadec Islands, a Cited by: 2. Kermadec Islands flora--an annotated check list / by W.R.

Sykes --New records and other information on the vascular flora of the Kermadec Islands / by W.R. Sykes and C.J. West --Mosses of the Kermadec Islands, northern New Zealand / by J.E. Beever, A.J. Fife, and C.J.

West --Scaevola gracilis (Goodeniaceae) in the Kermadec Islands and Tonga. Get this from a library.

Kermadec Islands flora: an annotated check list. [W R Sykes; Ella O Campbell; Q W Ruscoe; New Zealand. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.].

Bill previously published floras of Niue () and the Kermadec Islands (). He was a co-author of the Flora of New Zealand series volume on naturalised plants of New Zealand and contributed the section on bamboos to the New Zealand grass Flora in Bill first visited the Cook Islands infollowed by eight later visits to.

treated in the "Kermadec Islands Flora, an annotated checklist" by Sykes (), henceforth referred to as the Bulletin. In addition, we have listed separately acceptable taxonomic and nomenclatural name changes since and given new ecological or morphological information in a third list.

DISCUSSION Raoul Island. This category contains flora that are native to, or naturalised on, the Kermadec Islands.

Taxa that are introduced but not naturalised are excluded. Taxa of the lowest rank are always included. Higher taxa are included only if endemic. The categorisation scheme follows the World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions.

Flora of the Cook Islands author Bill Sykes holds the book for the first time, with his wife Peggy. 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.

A Flora is a book or other work which describes the plant species occurring in an area or time period, often with the aim of allowing identification.

The term is usually capitalized to distinguish it from the use of "flora" to mean the plants rather than their descriptions. Kermadec Islands Flora - Special Edition.

The Kermadec Islands are an uninhabited group of 13 small islands formed by active and recently extinct volcanoes along the boundary of the Australian Plate between 29º to oS latitude and º to oW longitude (Sykes & West ).

Raoul (29 km2) and Macauley Islands ( km2) comprise more than 95 percent of the islands’ land area. Annotated checklist of the marine flora and fauna of the Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve and northern Kermadec Ridge, New Zealand Author Duffy, C; Ahyong, S Year Publication Type Refereed Article Journal Bulletin of the Auckland Museum.

Topographic maps, $ each Kermadec Islands. Curtis IslandL'Esperance RockMeyer IslandsMcCauley IslandKermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, mi (1, km) northeast of Auckland, New Zealand; they are a dependency of New include Raoul (Sunday), Macauley, and Curtis islands and l’Esperance Rock and have a total land area of 13 sq mi (34 sq km).

Raoul, the largest ( sq mi), has rugged coastal cliffs that rise to Mt. Mumukai (1, ft [ m]). Native vegetation is found on all the islands, but it is locally modified by weeds introduced by humans. On Raoul, the only forested island, the dominant canopy species are the Kermadec pōhutukawa (Metrosideros kermadecensis) and the Kermadec nīkau (Rhopalostylis baueri var.

cheesemanii), with an understorey of small trees, shrubs and ferns. In September to Novemberthe 45 ft Bermudan sloop 'Aqualas' sailed on a cruise from Auckland to Great Barrier Island, Whangarei, Kermadec Islands, South Minerva Reef, Tonga, Vatoa Island, (on the day of Fiji's independence), Fiji's capital Suva and other islands in Fiji, before returning to New Zealand.

The Kermadec Islands / k ər ˈ m æ d ɛ k / (Māori: Rangitāhua) are a subtropical island arc in the South Pacific Ocean –1, km (– mi) northeast of New Zealand's North Island, and a similar distance southwest of islands are part of New Zealand, km 2 ( sq mi) in total area and uninhabited, except for the permanently manned Raoul Island Station, the Area: km² ( sq mi).

Oliver, W.R.B. The vegetation of the Kermadec Islands. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute Renner, M.A.M.; de Lange, P.J. Additions to the Lejeuneaceae Flora of New Zealand: New Species from the Kermadec Islands and Range Extensions of New Zealand species into the South Pacific.

New Zealand Journal of Botany Despite this view, Pacific flora and grass treatments and view points of botanists studying that region, notably including Sykes himself when question inregard this grass as indigenous to tropical Asia, Malesia, the Pacific Islands and northern Australia, and significantly with respect to the Kermadec Islands, also the nearby Norfolk Island group, so its presence on the Northern Kermadec Island.

Kermadec Islands (Dayrell, Raoul, Macauley and Curtis islands). Common throughout the Pacific and Australia, and extending into Malesia and India. Probably more widespread than this but the exact application of the name outside our region is unclear.

Flora is a book or other work which describes the plant species occurring in an area or time period, with the aim of allowing identification. Some classic and modern floras are listed below. Traditionally floras are books, but some are now published on CD-ROM or website s.

The area that a flora covers can be either geographically or politically defined. A flora treatise, also known simply as a Flora, usually requires some specialist botanical knowledge to use with any effectiveness. Traditionally flora treatises are books, but some are now published on CD-ROM or websites.

It is said that the Flora Sinensis by the Polish Jesuit Michał Boym was the first book that used the name "Flora" in this meaning, a book covering the plant world of a region. Further reading References in blue are available from the Seafriends Library.

Brook, F J (): The coastal molluscan fauna of the northern Kermadec islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean.J Royal Soc NZ, 2, Junepp ; Brook, F J (): The coastal scleractinian coral fauna of the Kermadec Islands, southwestern Pacific Ocean.J Royal Soc NZ, 4, pp The flora and vegetation of L’Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands, is described.

L’Esperance has a flora of twelve plants (one pteridophyte, nine angiosperms, one liverwort, one moss).Located north of New Zealand’s North Island, the Kermadec region remains one of the few relatively unspoiled places on Earth. Pew is calling for the declaration of a Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary to protect this region and ensure that the unique biodiversity found there is conserved.