A Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica by Margaret Gargiullo,Barbara Magnuson,Larry Kimball

By Margaret Gargiullo,Barbara Magnuson,Larry Kimball

on the organic crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts one of many widest kinds of vegetation within the wold, with habitats starting from tidal mangrove swamps, and lowland rainforests, to dry tropical evergreen and deciduous forests.

Field advisor to vegetation of Costa Rica is a must have reference consultant for newbie and specialist naturalists alike. It offers an intensive survey of greater than 850 plant species, each one access observed through colour photographs and a concise but specific narrative description. vegetation are comfortably grouped by way of the differing kinds of plants: fingers, tall bushes, shrubs, woody vines, herbaceous vines, herbs, grasses and ferns. besides 1400 colour images, the consultant additionally comprises an illustrated thesaurus of plant components, 5 maps of Costa Rica, and laminated covers for sturdiness within the box. With quite a bit conveniently obtainable details, this booklet is vital for exploring Costa Rica's universal and conspicuous plant life from the vegetation starting to be alongside the roadside to the easiest ordinary parks.

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