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  • Four Neotropical Rainforests
    Four Neotropical Rainforests -

    The exploitation & disappearance of tropical forests is one of the world's major ecologically complex problems. The flora & fauna of four major rainforest sites - Manaus Brazil; Manu Park Peru; Barro Colorado Island Panama; and La Selva Costa Rica are compared by expert ecologists providing a reliable compilation of data for researchers & students. Maps graphs tables 627pp 1990

    Paperback £28.00 Buy Now
  • Neotropical Plant Families: A Concise Guide to Families of Vascular Plants in the Neotropics
    Neotropical Plant Families: A Concise… by Paul J M Maas, Lubbert Y Th Westra

    Contains descriptions of all vascular plant families occurring in the Americas between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Most descriptions are accompanied by a line illustration showing a typical representative of the family treated. Glossary 289pp 1997

    Paperback £21.00 Buy Now
  • Ozark Wildflowers
    Ozark Wildflowers by Kurz, Don

    THE Ozark region extends across five states but lies mainly within Missouri Arkansas and Oklahoma with a total geographic extent of approximately 50 000 sq. miles. Arranged by colour and season of bloom to aid quick identification of 355 wildflowers frequently encountered in the Ozarks. Colour photographs 262pp. 1999

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Bermuda's Botanical Wonderland: A Field Guide
    Bermuda's Botanical Wonderland: A Field… by Christine Phillips-Watlington

    The author has documented & illustrated the flora of the islands & gives detailed information on habitat. She also makes suggestions for nature rambles & includes traditional poetry. 42 colour plates vignettes 128pp 1996

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Identification of Tropical Woody Plants in the Absence of Flowers: A Field Guide
    Identification of Tropical Woody Plants… by Keller (ed) Roland

    Using a completely new identification system this extremely useful field guide enables the user to name tropical rainforest plant families at any season in the absence of flowers & fruits. The system employs morphological & macroanatomical features of barks branches & leaves using an illustrated key. B/w plates 294pp 2003 revised 2nd edition

    Paperback £45.00 Buy Now
  • Prairie Beauty: Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies
    Prairie Beauty: Wildflowers of the… by Neil L. Jennings

    This is a guide for the amateur naturalist to the identification of wild flowering plants commonly found in the prairie environment of western Canada. Colour photographs, 235pp. 2007

    Paperback £21.50 Buy Now
  • Stellenbosch to Hermanus: South Africa Wild Flower Guide 5
    Stellenbosch to Hermanus: South Africa… by Anne Bean, Amida Johns

    The area covered by this book is regarded as the wildflower showpiece of the fynbos. Describes walks in the locality, all of which are described with access details. Mention is made of the plant specialities for each location. The illustrated plants are adequately described with habitat and flowering period information. Colour photographs throughout, b/w line drawings, maps, glossary, 338pp. 2nd edition reprint 2005

    Hardback £24.95 Buy Now
  • An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada, Volume 2 (Amaranth to Polypremum)
    An Illustrated Flora of the Northern… by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Hon. Addison Brown

    Volume 2 of this 3 volume encyclopaedic work in total covering 4666spp. 2087pp

    Paperback £18.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Wildflowers in the Washington-Baltimore Area50% OFF
    Finding Wildflowers in the… by Cristol Fleming et al.

    Illustrated with more than 40 line drawings the book is a broad representation of local wildflowers concentrating on the more showy native & naturalised herbaceous plants of woods fields & wetlands. There is much site information with maps & visitor directions. A final section lists 700spp found in the region. B/w drawings maps 328pp 1995 Johns Hopkins UP

    Paperback £5.00 RRP: £10.00Buy Now
  • Desert and Mountain Plants of the Southwest
    Desert and Mountain Plants of the… by Leake, et al

    260 illustrations map appendix glossary bibliography 272pp 1993 Univ of Oklahoma Press

    Paperback £19.00 Buy Now
  • Flora of Aride Island Seychelles
    Flora of Aride Island Seychelles by G E Castle, R Mileto

    A complete guide to the identification of all 97spp of the island's vascular plants plus checklist. B/w line illus map glossary bibliography 75pp 1994

    Paperback £9.50 Buy Now
  • Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (Peterson Field Guide)
    Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (Peterson… by John J Craighead et al.

    Covers the Rockies from northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia. Colour and b/w illustrations, colour photographs, 320pp. 1998

    Paperback £13.99 Buy Now
  • The Mushroom Handbook
    The Mushroom Handbook by Louis C C Krieger

    259 N.American species 32 colour plates 126 other illustrations 560pp 1967

    Paperback £7.25 Buy Now
  • The Boleti of North Carolina
    The Boleti of North Carolina by William Chambers Coker, A H Beers

    6 colour & 60 b/w plates, Keys. 96pp plus plates. 1974

    Paperback £4.50 Buy Now
  • Trees of Southern Africa
    Trees of Southern Africa by Keith Coates Palgrave, Meg Coates Palgrave

    'Palgrave Trees' has become the 'Tree Bible' unquestioned in its authority. Now updated, revised and expanded, it features new simplified keys based on leaf characteristics, incorporates updated names, reclassifications and new species. Colour photographs, b/w illustrations. 1,212pp. 3rd edition. 2003

    Hardback £35.00 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of Northwest South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru)
    A Field Guide to the Families and… by Gentry

    The first field guide ever to deal with the very diverse flora of the region. Includes an extensive key to all the families and most of the woody genera are illustrated. A common names index, scientific names index and a listing of all figures are included together with supplementary notes on herbaceous taxa.

    Hardback £59.95 Buy Now
  • Hottentots-Holland Tot Hermanus
    Hottentots-Holland Tot Hermanus by Burman, Jose

    The area covered by this book (south-east of Stellenbosch) is regarded as the wildflower showpiece of the fynbos. There are seven famous walks in the locality, all of which are described with access details. Mention is made of the plant specialities for each place. The illustrated plants are adequately described with habitat and flowering period information. Colour photographs throughout, black and white line drawings, maps, glossary, 224pp. 1985

    PLEASE NOTE - TEXT IN AFRIKAANS

    Hardback £5.00 Buy Now
  • Wild Flowers of Australia and Oceania
    Wild Flowers of Australia and Oceania by Michael Lavelle

    This beautifully presented book is an authopritative survey of the floral diversity of Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Accompanying each entry is a specially commissioned map showing where in the world the species originated.

    Paperback £8.99 Buy Now
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