Seeds of Amazonian Plants


The first field guide to treat the extraordinary diversity of seeds and diaspores of plants commonly encountered in the Amazon and other lowland moist forests of the American tropics.

Detailed descriptions not only of the seeds but also of the habit, trunk, bark, leaves, infructescence, and fruit of Amazonian plants, as well as information about the known uses and distribution of each genus. The descriptions are accompanied by 750 full-colour photos and a unique identification key, to help identify seeds of 544 genera and 131 families of plants.
Paperback, 160 pages, 750 col photos, line illus.

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