Tropical ornamentals: a guide

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Timber Press, 2000 - Architecture - 542 pages
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This guide covers more than 400 of the most commonly cultivated ornamental plants found in the tropics, identified and beautifully photographed by an expert in tropical botany.The color photographs and accurate descriptions make this book ideal for identifying plants grown in the tropics or cultivated in greenhouses in temperate climates. The characteristics of habit, leaves, flowers, and fruit useful for distinguishing one plant from another are emphasized in the descriptions, which also include discussions of plant relationships, the correct scientific and common names, geographical ranges, any poisonous properties, and other useful and interesting information about each plant.Published at $59.95 Our last copies available at $29.98

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Contents

Preface
9
Organization of the Information in Tropical Ornamentals
21
Identification
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