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Biological Diversity of the Guianas Program, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Original printing 25 inches x 36 inches, in color with a key to vegetaion types. This map compliments Otto Huber's Vegetation map of the Venezuelan Guayana published with the Introduction to the Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana (Vol. 1), from the Missouri Botanical Garden.

We are currently offering a high-resolution electronic version of the Vegetation Map in Adobe Acrobat format. Acrobat files are viewed and printed with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Vegetation Map of Guyana

Huber, O., G. Gharbarran, & V.A. Funk. 1995. Preliminary Vegetation Map of Guyana.


The BDG program's original printing of the Vegetation Map of Guyana (Preliminary Version) has been distributed. It is hoped that an enhanced second edition will be possible. Researchers requiring detailed information about the Vegetation Map should contact:

Carol Kelloff at:
Sara Alexander at:

or write to:

Biological Diversity of the Guiana Shield Program
National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166
Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC. 20013-7012

Santa Rosa Conservation Club in Moruca, Guyana, photo T. Hollowell

Santa Rosa Conservation Club, Moruca Guyana, with their clubhouse under construction


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