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An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms (Hardback)

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Cowritten by the author of the award-winning "The Tropical Look", "An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms" offers a definitive account of palms that may be grown in the garden and landscape. Because palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity - even to tropical gardeners - Robert Lee Riffle and Paul Craft have exhaustively documented every genus in the palm family. Approximately 890 species are described in detail, including cold hardiness, water needs, height, and any special requirements. Generously illustrated with more than 900 photos, this volume is as valuable as an identification guide as it is a practical handbook. It even contains photos of several palm species that have never before appeared in a general encyclopedia. Interesting snippets of history, ethnobotany, and biology inform the text and make this a lively catalog of these remarkable plants.

Home & GardenGardeningGardening: plants Publisher: Timber Press Publication Date: 15/02/2003 ISBN-13: 9780881925586  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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