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Tropical America

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  • English
C. Scribner"s sons , New York
Latin America -- Description and t
Statementby Isaac N. Ford.
LC ClassificationsF1409 .F69
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 2 L., 409 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13524131M
LC Control Number04016758

Orchids, likely the most diverse family of plants on earth, reach their peak diversity in the tropical countries of the Western Hemisphere, including, for example, more than 2, species in Brazil and 4, in Ecuador. The book also highlights reserves in the American tropics where travelers can enjoy orchids in Tropical America book by: 4.

For the fullest possible coverage on a trip to tropical America I would take this book and Cresswell's Insects of Latin America: A Photographic Guide.

Hogue's Latin American Insects and Entomology is useful too but it is dated and by: 2. This guide is an indispensable tool for teachers of botany, ecology, and plant geography, as well as for those studying bryophytes and their role in the natural environment.

The authors provide descriptions, illustrations, and keys to the genera and families of bryophytes recorded from tropical by: In sum, a great introduction to the biology and natural history of American tropical birds for those who are new to the region and a fascinating companion for tropical veterans.

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Orchids of Tropical America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The authors of this introductory text are acknowledged expert 4/5.

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The book will entertain and educate the amateur birder and professional ornithologist alike and would be a valuable addition to libraries at home and university.'' --Condor/5(12). This illustrated compendium of the flora of the world's tropical zones has no comparison.

It is a monument to methodology, and as complete as any encyclopedia on the subject, perhaps more so. Invaluable as a research by: 8.

Tropical America book Nature evokes the magic and wonder of a world completely contained within itself. Smithsonian It invites an appreciation of biology as few other books do and does so with extraordinary grace and humor.

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An entertaining, informative, and splendidly illustrated introduction to the orchid family for enthusiasts and newcomers seeking to learn about more than widespread orchid genera ranging from Mexico and the Caribbean to Bolivia and Brazil. With their beautifully illustrated guide to insects and other arthropods, Paul E.

Hanson and Kenji Nishida put the focus on readily observable insects that one encounters while strolling through a tropical forest in the : Cornell University Press. AMERICAN TROPIC blazed across my psyche like an octopus on meth, and I still haven't recovered.

Sancherz breathes the divine fire, and - despite the wild, horrific plot with the O. Henry ending - the book has a Beaudelaire lyricism that made me think of "Les Fleurs du Mal."/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ford, Isaac Nelson, Tropical America. New York, C. Scribner's sons, (OCoLC) Material Type. "The authors of this introductory text are acknowledged experts on tropical American orchids with decades of combined experience of orchids in both the wild and culture.

You could not find a better trio of enthusiasts and specialists to introduce you to the wonderful and occasionally bizarre world of tropical American orchids."—from the Foreword by Phillip J. Cribb Orchids of Tropical.

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He had done research in all parts of tropical America and in Southeast Asia, has directed 32 dissertations and numerous projects, and has published almost research papers and 20 books.

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The text and the supplementary materials have been planned to be of maximum use to interested laymen as well as to specialists.Author: Elemer Bornemisza; Alfredo Alvarado; University Consortium on Soils of the Tropics.; Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.; United for International Development.

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