by Petr Sklenar, James L. Luteyn, Carmen Ulloa Ulloa, Peter M. Jorgensen and Michael O. Dillon
This title is volume 92 of Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden. Paramo is one of the richest high-elevation mountain ecosystems in the world with high biological diversity and endemism. This book provides keys, descriptions, distributions, and illustrations for the identification of the 127 families and 540 genera of vascular plants recognized in the paramo.
Hardcover, 520 pages, over 550 figures, 9.25'' x 6'', The New York Botanical Garden Press, 2005, ISBN 0893274682