About the Book
A guide to the flora of the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir| Una guía a la flora de la Sierra de San Pedro Mártir is a bilingual book that represents a major botanical contribution to Baja California, Mexico. The book illustrates 235 of the approximately 500 taxa known from the flora of the high Sierra San Pedro Mártir (above 1,800 m elevation) and includes 25 of the 27 taxa endemic to this mountain range. The book includes 6 introductory chapters, three written by additional co-authors, on the history, flora, vegetation and fire ecology of the Sierra with an extensive bibliography and maps of the region and the park.
About the Authors
Alan Harper, Ph.D., is a scientist, photographer, and founding member of Terra Peninsular, A.C. Alan has a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Washington.
Sula Vanderplank, Ph.D., is a field botanist who specializes in the vegetation of Northwestern Mexico. Sula earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside and her M.S. in Plant Taxonomy from Claremont Graduate University, in partnership with Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.
Jon Rebman, Ph.D., is Curator of Botany and Mary and Dallas Clark Endowed Chair/Curator of Botany at the Museum since 1996. He has a Ph.D. in Botany (plant taxonomy), an M.S. in Biology (floristics), and a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Rebman is a plant taxonomist and conducts extensive floristic research in Baja California and in San Diego and Imperial counties.