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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants
Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants
by Jesse Vernon Trail
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A fascinating exploration of the worldand#8217;s most unusual plants Whether itand#8217;s an arctic heather that can create subtropical conditions within its leaves or a dwarf mistletoe that can shoot its seeds up to 50 feet away, plants demonstrate... (read more)

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Orchids of Tropical America: An Introduction and Guide
Orchids of Tropical America: An Introduction and Guide
by Joe E. Meisel
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For people who are planning to travel to orchid-rich country in tropical America to see the flowers in the wild, the guide introduces the diverse plants and provides a field guide to more than 120 of the most widespread and species-rich groups. For... (read more)

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A Fragile Eden: Portraits of the Endemic Flowering Plants of the Granitic Seychelles
A Fragile Eden: Portraits of the Endemic Flowering Plants of the Granitic Seychelles
by Rosemary Wise
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Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora
Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora
by Willow Zuchowski
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In this renamed reprint of A Guide to Tropical Plants of Costa Rica (Zona Tropical, 2005), a Monteverde botanist introduces ecotourists and others to the flora of this country's diverse habitats. Organized into the categories of "painted" treetops... (read more)

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Eremophila and Allied Genera: A Monograph of the Plant Family Myoporaceae
Eremophila and Allied Genera: A Monograph of the Plant Family Myoporaceae
by R J Chinnock
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Chinnock (State Herbarium of South Australia, Adelaide) has produced a magnum opus on the substantial family of this remarkable native flowering shrub of Australia. Based on decades of research in the field, the text contains a detailed discussion of... (read more)

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Wildflowers Across America
Wildflowers Across America
by Lady Bird Johnson
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With page after page of breathtaking photographs, this highly praised volume is a veritable bouquet of hundreds of America's favorite wildflowers, arranged by region. In the text Lady Bird Johnson, in collaboration with an eminent horticulturist, makes a... (read more)

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Fynbos South Africas Unique Floral Kingdom
Fynbos South Africas Unique Floral Kingdom
by R M Cowling
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Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout, this is a scientifically accurate guide to the fynbos biome - the Mediterranean-type vegetation of the Cape Floral Kingdom. With over 8,600 plant species (5,600 endemic) in 90,000 square kilometres, this... (read more)

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A Cactus Odyssey: Journeys in the Wilds of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina
A Cactus Odyssey: Journeys in the Wilds of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina
by James Mauseth
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Three avid field biologists with a lifelong passion for succulents recount their adventures traveling in search of cacti in South America. Includes some 200 superb color photographs, along with vivid descriptions of unusual cacti growing in... (read more)

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Wildflower Wonders: The 50 Best Wildflower Sites in the World
Wildflower Wonders: The 50 Best Wildflower Sites in the World
by Bob Gibbons
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"This stunningly beautiful book provides a wealth of information about when and where to see the world's most impressive displays of wildflowers. The text is a pleasure to read and readily conveys the author's enthusiasm for his subject. Wildflower... (read more)

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Firewood Banksia
Firewood Banksia
by Philippa Nikulinsky
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This beautiful botanical art book is a dazzling and wondrous celebration of Banksia menziesii, commonly known as Firewood or Menzies Banksia, by one of Australias best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the flowering plant,... (read more)

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The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook
The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook
by Timothy Utteridge
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Thanks to a centuries-long tradition of exploration and plant collecting, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has accumulated an unsurpassed knowledge of tropical plant species. The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook brings together decades... (read more)

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Flowering Plants of the World
Flowering Plants of the World
by V H Heywood
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New edition of a book first published in 1978 (and out of print for many years). Taxonomically arranged entries on more than 300 families of plants provide accounts of the distribution, diagnostic features, classification, and economic uses of family... (read more)

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Third Century of Stelis of Ecuador Systematics of Apoda Prorepentia
Third Century of Stelis of Ecuador Systematics of Apoda Prorepentia
by Carlyle A Luer
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As the author of previous Icones Pleurothallidinarium orchid "bibles," Luer (a retired Florida surgeon) describes the Stelis of Ecuador, with a key to their subgenera and new species. Bringing order to this large genus was no easy task, for as Dr... (read more)

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Fungi of Australia, Vol. 1A
Fungi of Australia, Vol. 1A
by Csiro
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Begins a series projected to reach 60 volumes, many of them with multiple parts, for university students, professional mycologists, and serious amateurs. It will describe all the indigenous and naturalized fungi in Australia, including members of the... (read more)

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One Hundred Himalayan Flowers
One Hundred Himalayan Flowers
by Ashvin Mehta
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Nature Guide Alpine Flowers
Nature Guide Alpine Flowers
by Christine Jaitner
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Wild Flowers and Flora: An Illustrated Identifier and Encyclopedia
Wild Flowers and Flora: An Illustrated Identifier and Encyclopedia
by Mick Lavelle
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The World Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers and Flora: An Authorative Guide to More Than 750 Wild Flowers of the World, Beautifully Illustrated with More T
The World Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers and Flora: An Authorative Guide to More Than 750 Wild Flowers of the World, Beautifully Illustrated with More T
by Mike Lavelle
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Flora of the Russian Arctic Volume 1
Flora of the Russian Arctic Volume 1
by Tolurachen
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Forests of Hope: Stories of Regeneration
Forests of Hope: Stories of Regeneration
by Christian Kulchli
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