Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Flowers

Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Flowers

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Learn all about beautiful tropical flowers with this useful and portable reference book.

This handy pocket guide introduces 55 plant species commonly found in the Tropics. Each exotic bloom is described in detail, its history of origination discussed and gardening tips are given. Illustrated with over 120 beautiful color photographs, this book contains a wealth of botanical details, as well as fascinating information on the cultural uses of flowers. A "must" for gardeners and non-gardeners alike

Periplus Handy Pocket Guides are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462907335
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2012
Series: Handy Pocket Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

William Warren is a passionate gardener who has written widely on the subject of gardening. His books include Thai Garden Style, Balinese Gardens and The Tropical Garden.

World-renowned photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni (1949-2013) lived in Asia for 40 years, specializing in photographing the cultures and landscapes of the region. He collaborated on numerous books on Asian subjects including Thai Style, Thai Garden Style, Singapore: City of Gardens and Tropical Colors: The Art of Living with Tropical Flowers.

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