Australasia's Most Amazing Plants

Australasia's Most Amazing Plants

by Angela Royston, Michael Scott

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Why does the strangler fig strangle trees to death? How do gum trees survive wildfires? Why does porcupine grass grow in deserts? Australasia includes Australia, New Zealand, and many smaller islands. All these islands have deserts, mountains, rainforests, and grasslands. Find out how Australasia’s most incredible plants make their home here.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410931412
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/17/2008
Series: Plant Top Tens
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Africa     4
Baobab Tree     6
Welwitschia     8
Jandia Spiny Spurge     10
Stone Cactus     12
Karoo Gazania     14
Parasol Lily     16
Dragon Tree     18
King Protea     20
Castor Bean     22
Giant Lobelia     24
Plants in Danger     26
Plant Facts and Figures     28
Find Out More     30
Glossary     31
Index     32

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