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Plants and animals of Hawaii

by Scott, Susan

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Bess Press in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Hawaii.,
    • Animals -- Hawaii.,
    • Plants -- Hawaii.,
    • Animal introduction -- Hawaii.,
    • Plant introduction -- Hawaii.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-158) and index.

      Statementby Susan Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH198.H3 S36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1573489M
      ISBN 100935848932, 0935848924
      LC Control Number91070851

      Honolulu, Hawaii [Printed for the author by] the Hawaiian gazette Co., l9l5 (OCoLC) Also issued as: Bryan, William Alanson, Natural history of Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii: [Printed for the author by] the Hawaiian Gazette Co., pages: illustrations, portrait ; 26 cm (HUH) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.   The numbers are even more dramatic when looking at plants alone. According to Hawaii’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife, nearly 90 percent of the state’s 1, plant species are unique to Hawaii, the state is home to 44 percent of the country’s total endangered plant species, and more than of these species have 50 or fewer individual.

      Get this from a library! Hawaiʻi's invasive species: a guide to invasive plants and animals in the Hawaiian Islands. [George Staples; Robert H Cowie; Hawaii Biological Survey.;] -- Describes the causes and consequences of the introduction of invasive alien species of plants and animals to Hawaii.   Plants that have survived for millennia now face tremendous threats from alien invasive plants and wildlife species, creating great challenges for resource managers. Within Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park are 23 species of endangered vascular plants including 15 species of endangered trees.

      Located about miles ( km) from the nearest continental shore, the Hawaiian Islands are the most isolated group of islands on the planet. The plant and animal life of the Hawaiian archipelago is the result of early, very infrequent colonizations of arriving species and the slow evolution of those species—in isolation from the rest of the world's flora and fauna—over a period of at. Get this from a library! Marine bioinvasions of Hawaiʻi: the introduced and cryptogenic marine and estuarine animals and plants of the Hawaiian Archipelago. [James T Carlton; Lucius G Eldredge; Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.].


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Hawaii's Plants and Animals: Biological Sketches of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park [Stone, Charles P., Pratt, Linda W., Yoshioka, Joan M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hawaii's Plants and Animals: Biological Sketches of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park5/5(1). Remains of a Rainbow: Rare Plants and Animals of Hawaii.

David Liittschwager, Susan Middleton., David S. Wilcove (Afterword), W.S. Merwin (Foreword) Rating details 21 ratings 3 reviews/5. Remains of a Rainbow: Rare Plants and Animals of Hawaii. Hardcover – October 1, by. David Liittschwager (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Liittschwager Page/5(13).

Plants and Animals of Hawaii: Author: Susan Scott: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Bess Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects5/5(1). For this coloring book, Y. Green has rendered 44 finely detailed illustrations capturing a rich cross-section of the islands' characteristic plant and animal life, depicting such plants as the mango, breadfruit, coconut palm, red ginger, tree fern, prickly poppy, and pineapple, as well as such exotic forms of animal and insect life as the cone-headed grasshopper, slipper lobster, house gekko /5(27).

Plants and animals of Hawaii. Scott, Susan, Publication date. Topics. Natural history, Animals, Plants, Animal introduction, Plant introduction.

Publisher. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bess : Nowhere in the product description is it mentioned that this is a children's picture book. On the one hand, the pictures are nice, but really that's all you get - a snapshot with a short paragraph about the animal that does not contain any relevant biological information.

It's also not comprehensive (not all animals found in Hawaii are included)/5(6). Hawaii Plants and Animals; Thousand of miles from the nearest continent the volcanic mountains of Hawai'i stood somber and alone in the Pacific, void of nearly all life.

Lifeless they would remain if not for the birds, the currents, and the wind. Seeds were carried by. Most of the plants and animals originally found in Hawai'i evolved there from ancestors that made it across the ocean long ago. They are endemic species, found nowhere else.

Once people arrived they brought new species and especially in the past years the newest species have largely overwhelmed the endemic species. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scott, Susan, Plants and animals of Hawaii.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bess Press, © (OCoLC) "Plants and Animals of Hawaii by Susan Scott A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.". Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Scott, Susan, Plants and animals of Hawaii.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bess Press, © Plants of Old Hawaii is a book about the twenty major plants the original Hawaiians brought with them from the South Pacific around A.D.

when they settled the Hawaiian book includes illustrations by Joan Fleming of each plant and its flower and fruit, as well as plant descriptions, habitats, uses, legends, and proverbs. A poem about each plant and its uses by Julie Williams, a. The Hawaiian islands, isolated by thousands of miles of ocean for millions of years, posses a unique assemblage of native flowers and plants.

This text describes more than indigenous and endemic species of Hawaiian plants, their characteristics and habitats, and how they came to be. The photographs aim to provide an easy and accurate means of recognizing a given plant and serve as a.

Hawaiian Plant Books. A Guide to Hawaii's Coastal Plants; A Hiker's Guide to Trailside Plants in Hawaii; A Pocket Guide to Hawai'i's Flowers; A Pocket Guide to Hawai'i's Trees and Shrubs; Exotic Tropicals of Hawaii: Heliconias, Gingers, Anthuriums, and Decorative Foliage; Hawai'i's Invasive Species: A Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in the.

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine Branch regulates the importation of non-domestic animals (any animal not considered to be domesticated and common in Hawaii).

Domesticated animals are those animals bred for the purpose of living near or about the habitations of humans. Examples of domesticated animals include: dogs, cats, cattle, swine, poultry and birds.

Welcome to Hawaii Pacific Parks Association. Plants and Animal Books. Sort by: Filter. A Pocket Guide to Hawaiʻi's Birds and their Habitats.

$ Extinct Birds of Hawaiʻi. $ Hawaii's Birds. $ Hawaiian Herbal Medicine - Kāhuna Lā'au Lapa'au. $ Hawaiʻi Floral Splendor. $   Written by Hawaii's beloved Beatrice Krauss, an ethnobotanist who dedicated her life to the study of Hawaiian plants, this book covers the medicinal uses and preparation of 30 native plants.

Beautiful artwork by Hawaiian illustrator Martha Noyes compliments the text. Yellow Ginger - Hedychium flavescens Wildlife of Hawaii features photos, links, and information about Hawaiian wild animals and plants.

Hawaii has an interesting mix of species, many of which are endemic to Hawaii and many others that were introduced here from all around the World. For this coloring book, Y. Green has rendered 44 finely detailed illustrations capturing a rich cross-section of the islands' characteristic plant and animal life, depicting such plants as the mango, breadfruit, coconut palm, red ginger, tree fern, prickly poppy, and pineapple, as well as such exotic forms of animal and insect life as the cone-headed grasshopper, slipper lobster, house gekko.

Plant Overview. Hawai'i is the most isolated land mass on the planet. At 2, miles from any other land, it has developed a unique and fragile ecosystem with over 3, native species of plants and animals, many of which are endangered or near extinction.Written by Hawaii's beloved Beatrice Krauss, an ethnobotanist who dedicated her life to the study of Hawaiian plants, this book covers the medicinal uses and preparation of 30 native plants.

Beautiful artwork by Hawaiian illustrator Martha Noyes compliments the text.Importation of Plants, Insects, Microorganisms and Non-Domestic Animals All agricultural items, including plants, plant parts, non-domesticated animals, microorganism cultures, microbial products, arthropods and soil require inspection upon arrival in Hawaii.

These items must be checked before the shipment can be released to insure they are free of pests or will not become pests themselves.