Catalogue of the Plants of Kumaon and of the Adjacent Portions Garhwal and Tibet: Based on the Collections Made by Strachey and Winterbottom During the Years 1846 to 1849 and on the Catalogue Originally Prepared in 1852

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L. Reeve & Company, limited, 1906 - Botany - 269 pages
 

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Page iii - Observations on some of the Pines and other Coniferous Trees of the Northern Himalaya and on Himalayan Coniferae; Journ.
Page iii - ... Naini Tal, and afforded him opportunities, of which he availed himself to the utmost, of studying the vegetation of the North-Western Himalayas, more especially in Kumaon and in the adjacent portions of Garhwal and Tibet. Little was known regarding the flora of Kumaon until about sixty years ago, when Strachey commenced his scientific survey of the mountain ranges westward of Nepal, and afterwards, in 1848, undertook an extensive journey with Mr. JE Winterbottom to the Rakas-tal and Manasarowar...
Page iii - ... attacks of fever, however, necessitated his transfer to the Hill Station of Naini Tal, and afforded him opportunities, of which he availed himself to the utmost, of studying the vegetation of the North-Western Himalayas, more especially in Kumaon and in the adjacent portions of Garhwal and Tibet. Little was known regarding the flora of Kumaon until about sixty years ago, when Strachey commenced his scientific survey of the mountain ranges westward of Nepal, and afterwards, in 1848, undertook...
Page iv - The herbarium, which included over 2,000 species, was distributed in 1852-53 to the Hookerian Herbarium, the British Museum, the...

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