The Himalayan Plants

by Hideaki Ohba

Publisher: University of Tokyo Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 450 Downloads: 977
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  • Himalayas,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11658350M
    ISBN 100860084590
    ISBN 109780860084594

This book collects the broad range of data that’s been gathered on the Himalayas over the past 50 years, providing a comprehensive analysis and interpretation on the available data that brings the scientific community a better understanding of the geological diversity and structure of the Himalayan belt, along with new techniques that have. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. The highest mountain range on Earth, the Himalayas form the northern border of the Indian subcontinent in mountains extend in a massive arc for about 1, miles (2, kilometers) from west to east with more than 30 peaks rising to heights greater t feet (7, meters) above sea level. By Doug Bennett. The Himalayan Mountains form some of the world’s most beautiful and remote landscapes, including 14 of the world’s highest peaks. The eastern Himalayas stretch for 1, miles, creating a natural barrier between the lowlands of the Indian subcontinent and the Tibetan Plateau. The Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows is a montane grasslands and shrublands ecoregion of Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal, which lies between the tree line and snow line in the eastern portion of the Himalaya Range.

Himalayas - Himalayas - Animal life: The fauna of the eastern Himalayas is similar to that of the southern Chinese and Southeast Asian region. Many of those species are primarily found in tropical forests and are only secondarily adapted to the subtropical, mountain, and temperate conditions prevailing at higher elevations and in the drier western areas. The Himalayas are one of the youngest mountain ranges on the planet. The range affects air and water circulation systems, impacting the weather conditions in the region. The Himalayas cover. Foreword by Dan Hinkley A History of the Study of Himalayan Plants by Dr. Hideaki Ohba Acknowledgments IntroductionPolygonaceae, Rheum nobile, 1 Bistorta macrophylla, Bistorta vacciniifolia, 4 Aconogonon tortuosum, 5 Caryophyllaceae, 6 Silene nigrescens, 6 Ranunculaceae, Caltha scaposa, 7 Anemone polyanthes, 8 Anemone obtusiloba, 9 Delphinium brunonianum, 10 5/5(1). In Oregon, the Himalayan blackberry, Rubus armeniacus, is classified as a noxious weed, and there’s almost no chance of eradicating it. The vigorous vines grow 25 feet or more in a single season, swallowing fences and creek beds and filling abandoned lots with thick, thorny thickets that locals tramp through every August and September in.

Saving the Red Panda of the Himalayas – Wildlife Conservation for Elementary School-Saving the Red Panda of the Himalayas is a picture book for elementary age children about wildlife conservation. The story follows Deepa and Tim, student conservationists, on a trip in the Eastern Himalayas .

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The Himalayan Garden: Growing Plants from the Roof of the World In this unique resource, Jim Jermyn offers not the usual botanical travelogue but instead a horticultural handbook that allows lowland gardeners to successfully grow those plants that are native to the high Himalaya /5(3).

The Himalayan Plants: Volume 1 (The University Museum, the University of Tokyo, Bulletin, No. 31, 34) First EditionFormat: Hardcover. About this book. Language: Japanese with scientific nomenclature.

Illustrated guide to the plants of the Himalayas. Contains detailed descriptions in Japanese, and scientific species names, maps, a bibliography, and an index of scientific names. Customer Reviews. Five volume comprehensive catalogue of the The Himalayan Plants book of the Himilayan region.

regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters. Subscriptions from £30 per year. Go to British Wildlife. Conservation Land Management. 4 The Himalayan Plants. Best Books on The Himalayas to Read ‘‘You have to be very strong to live close to a God or a mountain,’’ wrote Rumer Godden, “or you’ll turn a little mad”.

After my 10 years of traveling among The Himalayan Plants book Himalayan ranges, I tend to agree that one’s initiation to the Himalayas has to be gentle. So, what better place to begin. Its topics include the nature and diversification of the alpine flora of the Himalayas, descriptive and revisional studies of the Himalayan plants, enumeration of ferns and fern-allies in Nepal, and a discussion of the anatomical diversification of the Himalayan trees and : Hideaki Ohba, Samal Malla.

8. Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World by F Kingdon-Ward. Frank Kingdon Ward was the great plant hunter of the eastern Himalayas. In appalling conditions of. This magnificent conifer soars up to a height of 45 meters ( feet).

Himalayan Blue Poppy. The neat park-like coniferous forests begin to thin around 2,meters (9, feet). Windblown birches and clumps of stunted junipers mark the tree line, beyond which extend the idyllic alpine meadows. Interested to buy plants online for indoor and outdoor gardening. Himalayan Gardens (UK) has a vast range of Orchids and Flower Bulbs to choose from.

We have a diverse range of alpines, hardy tropicals and tropicals plants suited for alpine garden and indoor. Amid uncertainties due to the spread of COVID in the country, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada on Thursday unveiled a federal budget of Rs trillion for fiscal at the joint.

THE HIMALAYAN BOOK. 39B, Sree Gopal Mallik Lane. Kolkata - West Bengal. Contact No. - +91   One of the main messages of this book is about our connection to the plants and animals of our world and the importance of living in harmony.

My girls have asked for this book many times and I love reading it to them because of its beautiful and positive message. (Review by Stephanie Meade) Hidden in the Himalayas.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Himalayan plants. [Tokyo]: University of Tokyo Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type:. Nevertheless, there remains, as will be seen from my book, 1 a large number of medicinal plants of great value to science in the East and the West Himalayas.

It is common knowledge that Ephedra-E. sexatiles Royle. var. sikkimensis (Staff.) Florin- locally called in. Here is two examples of the different plants. Himalayan Balsam Himalayan Balsam (impatiens Glandulifera) is a large annual plant native to the Himalayas.

People Introduce it’s now extant across of the North Hemisphere. The Himalayan Balsam is typically grow to feet high, it a green or restaged stem, and lance late leaves 5 to 23 cm.

My forthcoming book, “SOME WILD EDIBLE PLANTS OF THE WESTERN HIMALAYAS” written in joint authorship with him and being published by IIT, Mandi, several newspaper articles on wild growing edible plants and even this web site is the result of his advice and continuous encouragement.

In the end, Illustrations of Himalayan Plants included just twenty-four plates, mainly of plants from the state of Sikkim and all of which are all reproduced in this book of postcards. In that same introduction, Hooker acknowledged the artists employed to create the drawings, noting the influence of Nathaniel Wallich (Danish, –) on those he had trained at the Calcutta Botanic Garden.

The superbly illustrated title shows thirty different species of Himalayan plants. The book was to be published with the financial support of Cathcart (with whom Hooker had stayed in Bengal) and to be distributed free to 'the principal botanists and scientific establishments in Europe'.

Plant life. Himalayan vegetation can be broadly classified into four types—tropical, subtropical, temperate, and alpine—each of which prevails in a zone determined mainly by elevation and precipitation. Local differences in relief and climate, as well as exposure to sunlight and wind, cause considerable variation in the species present within each zone.

Flora and Fauna. The Himalayan region, with its diverse climatic conditions, is home to many uncommon, endemic and endangered species of flora and fauna. The number of plant species in the Himalaya is estimated at 25, – 10% of the world’s known species and 50% of India’s endemic flora.

The Himalayan Plants The Himalayan Plants Larsen, Kai vol. of Asia, has revised the genus Pedicularis in Nepal, carefully illustrated with fine line drawings. The late prof. Hara has in an excellent paper treated the difficult genus Disporum, a treatment that shows a different opinion that that of Jessop in Flora Malesiana.

The lower hills and foothills of the Indian Himalayas are densely populated owing to the fact that the Himalayan Rivers have made the soils here rich and fertile. On the other hand, in the Greater and Trans Himalayan regions, including Leh-Ladakh and Lahaul Spiti, of extreme climatic conditions and difficult terrain, the population is sparse.

What new vegetation growth high in the Himalayas means As rising temperatures expose land under snow in the mountains, the treeline is moving up. A new study reveals the alarming situation but scientists are unable to say exactly what the consequences will be.

A image shows vegetation in Dingboche of the Khumbu region. Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text Illustrations of Himalayan plants:chiefly selected from drawings made for Cited by: 3. Together with the three-volume An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal (Hara et al., ), and the Flora of Bhutan, now in progress for publication by A.J.C.

Grierson and D.G. Long, identification of flowering plants throughout the Himalayan range has become relatively easy for both amateurs and professional botanists."Reviews: "The Himalalyan Garden is unique in its exclusive focus on Himalayan plants as garden plants.

Never losing sight of the dramatic landscape of which they form a part, author Jim Jermyn sets out to offer practical information on a range of Himalayan plants for every garden situation.

The Himalayan Flowers. The Himalayan range in Asia has the earth’s biggest peaks. Making up for the daunting as well as the most scenic sights, this mountain range has an elevation of o ft.

Thanks to its vast and complex topography, the range goes through a zigzag of climates. Himalayan Phytochemicals: Sustainable Options for Sourcing and Developing Bioactive Compounds provides a detailed review of the important medicinal plants which have already been discovered in the Himalayan region, outlining their discovery, activity and underlying chemistry.

The Himalayas are a mountain range in South Asia. The west end is in run through Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh,Uttaranchal, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh states in India, Nepal, and east end is in the south of Tibet.

They are divided into 3 parts Himadri, Himachal and Shiwaliks. The 15 highest mountains in the world are in the Himalayas. INHOUSE PUBLICATIONS (Published by Primulaceae Books) These books on Himalayan plants are good reference source for cultural hints.

Back issues of Himalayan Plant Journal are also available on request in limited numbers. Beautiful Himalayan Orchids and How to Grow Them. Hooker is the author of Illustrations of Himalayan plants (), but the book owes its success to the great beauty of its hand-colored lithographs executed by botanical artist W.H.

Fitch () from drawings by various Indian artists. Florilegia; the work of the great flower painters. EBOOK ONLINE The Himalayan Garden: Growing Plants from the Roof of the World PREMIUM BOOK ONLINE.The Himalayas, or Himalaya (/ ˌ h ɪ m ə ˈ l eɪ ə, h ɪ ˈ m ɑː l ə j ə /), (Sanskrit: himá (हिम, "snow") and ā-laya (आलय, "abode, receptacle, dwelling")), is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest (Nepal/China).