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By W. D. Clayton,Neil Snow

The Pacific Ocean is the main expansive geographical function in the world. integrated in its area are millions of atolls, smaller islands and, reckoning on how its limitations are outlined, numerous higher islands and island teams. contributors of the grass relatives, Poaceae, are nearly ubiquitous and are frequent around the Pacific. This designated key enumerates 420 species of non-bambusoid grasses in a hundred and twenty genera and gives a taxonomic reference for grasses turning out to be all through this region.

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