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  • Whistler, W Arthur (University of Hawaii Press, 1978-01)
    The natural vegetation of the volcanic region of Savai'i, Western Samoa, as surveyed on an expedition in 1975, is described. The natural vegetation of the highlands consists of cloud forest and smaller amounts of ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (University of Hawai'i Press, 1983-07)
    The botany of four small, relatively undisturbed tuff cone islands off the east coast of Upolu, Western Samoa, is examined. During a series of visits to the islands, the vegetation was studied in nine sample plots, and ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (University of Hawaii Press, 1990-04)
    A review of botanical specimens and ethnographic literature indicates that a small calabash used as a vessel for scented coconut oil in Polynesia before European contact belongs to Benin casa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn., the ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1992-02)
    Two or three decades ago, Samoa had the highest percentage of intact native vegetation of any Polynesian archipelago. This may still be true, but since then nearly all of the forests of the lowlands (up to ca. 400 m ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (University of Hawai'i Press, 1992-04)
    Based on field studies and a previous review of the literature, 22 plant communities are recognized in the two adjacent South Pacific archipelagoes of Samoa and Tonga. Because of similarities of climate and flora, most ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1994-04)
    The park is important because of the native vegetation it contains. Some of the best lowland forest remaining in the archipelago is found on Tutuila. It occurs in two main areas, one within the park boundaries between ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1995-12)
    The National Park of American Samoa comprises units on three islands, Tutuila, Ta'u, and Ofu. The basis for this project began in December of 1990 with field work for a botanical inventory of the vegetation and flora of ...

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