The conservation of Madagascar’s orchids . A model for an integrated conservation project

The fauna and flora of the large island of Madagascar, situated in the eastern Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, has been recognised for many years as one of the most peculiar anywhere in the world, and as one of the most endangered. It has a rich orchid flora of about 1000 species.  

Main Authors: Cribb, Phillip, Hermans, Johan
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/19514
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21136
Summary: The fauna and flora of the large island of Madagascar, situated in the eastern Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, has been recognised for many years as one of the most peculiar anywhere in the world, and as one of the most endangered. It has a rich orchid flora of about 1000 species.