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Book ID:  057586
Roersch,Carolus M.F.B.

Plantas Medicinales en el Sur Andino del Peru. 2 volumes. 1994.1 map (line-drawing). Several hundred full-page line- drawings. XII, 1188 p.gr8vo.Paper bd.-In Spanish,with English summaries. (ISBN 978-3-87429-369-3)
This monograph is based on studies from 1981 to 1988.During these years hundreds of plants have been collected on excursions or have been supplied by the local population. The book is divided in sections and within each section in "parts", each closing with an English summary. Section one of the book covers general matters (methods,etc), botanical and ethnobotanical aspects (incl. "taxonomia popular"), pharmacological aspects. Section II contains the monographs of the plants (p.293 to 1082),giving Latin and popular names, illustration,botany, ethnobotany, phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, and medicinal use. There is an extensive bibliography, and indices for the tabulae,maps,etc, as well as an index of Latin names and popular names.-This monograph will be of use for the whole of South America and offers a wealth of information not found anywhere else.
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