Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora [Audiobook] download free by Willow Zuchowski

Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora Audiobook download free by Willow Zuchowski
  • Listen audiobook: Tropical Plants of Costa Rica: A Guide to Native and Exotic Flora
  • Author: Willow Zuchowski
  • Release date: 2007/8/2
  • Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780801473746
  • Rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Votes: 329
  • Review by: Jeffery Barnette
  • Review rating: 7.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/6
  • Duration: 6H30M52S in 256 kbps (106.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPC, FLAC, AU, WAV, MPEG4, WMA Lossless, WMA, MP3 (compression TZO, TAR.Z, AZW4, ALZ, ARJ, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 532
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 40M30S (11.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Ranging from miniature epiphytic orchids to towering trees, and from mangrove forests lining coastal waterways to high-elevation cloud forests, Costa Rica's rich and varied flora dazzles visitors and botanists alike. Tropical Plants of Costa Rica, the first popular treatment to include plants from all regions of the country, is an indispensable guide to native and exotic species found in the neotropics.This book is beautifully illustrated with more than 540 full-color photographs taken in the field, each depicting an entire plant or a closer view of flowers, fruits, or seeds. Instructive pen-and-ink drawings of botanical details also accompany many of the accounts. The text clearly explains each plant's identifying characteristics and reveals fascinating facts about its natural history, chemical properties, economic importance, and medicinal and other uses. Sidebar features throughout the book highlight conservation, ethnobotany, and ecology; their topics include unusual applications for plants, distinct attributes of certain plant families, and plants of particular microhabitats. Tropical Plants of Costa Rica is a wonderful resource for naturalists, students, and researchers, as well as both experienced and first-time visitors to Costa Rica and the American tropics.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Botany & Plant Sciences
  • Download servers: BitShare, FileServe, Hotfile, RARBG, pyget, Google Drive. Compressed in TZO, TAR.Z, AZW4, ALZ, ARJ, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 42.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x5mm
  • Weight: 1,049g
  • Printed by: Comstock Publishing Associates
  • Published in: Ithaca, United States

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