A superb reference for anyone interested in the
world''s tropical flora.
Accessing detailed and accurate information on tropical plants
is not always easy, yet there is a huge interest in the beautiful
and fascinating flora from the tropical regions of the world. This
book is the most comprehensive survey of tropical plants in a
single publication to date.
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants brings
together over 3,000 species of tropical plants selected to reflect
the major plant groups in the tropics all over the world. It uses
the most up-to-date nomenclature and systematics and arranges the
species in family order, rather than by the usual alphabetical
genus name, which makes identification and comparison of similar
plants easier. Species descriptions include the plant''s leaves,
flowers, stems and fruit, as well as its native habitat,
distribution, blooming season and zone. Full-color photographs
illustrate the major features of the plants described.
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants is an
up-to-date, comprehensive and authoritative reference for
botanists, horticulturists, professional growers and tropical plant