A field guide to plants of Costa Rica /

At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts one of the widest varieties of plants in the wold, with habitats ranging from tidal mangrove swamps, and lowland rainforests, to dry tropical evergreen and deciduous forests. Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica is a must-have reference g...

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Main Author: Gargiullo, Margaret B., 1942-2019.
Other Authors: Magnuson, Barbara L., 1952-, Kimball, Larry D., 1946-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Summary:At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts one of the widest varieties of plants in the wold, with habitats ranging from tidal mangrove swamps, and lowland rainforests, to dry tropical evergreen and deciduous forests. Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica is a must-have reference guide for beginner and expert naturalists alike. It provides a thorough survey of more than 850 plant species, each entry accompanied by color photos and a concise yet detailed narrative description. Plants are conveniently grouped by the different types of vegetation: palms, tall trees, shrubs, wood.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xlviii, 494 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-478) and index.
ISBN:0198040679
9780198040675
9780199720033
0199720037
1281162698
9781281162694