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Trees of Panama and Costa Rica
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Publication date November 8, 2010
Pages 494
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780691147109
ISBN-10 0691147108
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.36 lbs.
Original list price $45.00
Other format details university press
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This is the first field guide dedicated to the diverse tree species of Panama and Costa Rica. Featuring close to 500 tropical tree species, Trees of Panama and Costa Rica includes superb color photos, abundant color distribution maps, and concise descriptions of key characteristics, making this guide readily accessible to botanists, biologists, and casual nature lovers alike.


The invaluable introductory chapters discuss tree diversity in Central America and the basics of tree identification. Family and species accounts are treated alphabetically and describe family size, number of genera and species, floral characteristics, and relative abundance. Color distribution maps supplement the useful species descriptions, and facing-page photographic plates detail bark, leaf, flower, or fruit of the species featured. Helpful appendices contain a full glossary, a comprehensive guide to leaf forms, and a list of families not covered.



  • The only tree guide to cover both Panama and Costa Rica together

  • Covers almost 500 species

  • 438 high-resolution color photos

  • 480 color distribution maps and two general maps

  • Concise and jargon-free descriptions of key characteristics for every species

  • Full glossary and guide to leaf forms included



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Hardcover
from Princeton Univ Pr (November 8, 2010)
9780691147079 | details & prices | 494 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $99.95
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from Princeton Univ Pr (November 8, 2010)
9780691147109 | details & prices | 494 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.36 lbs | List price $45.00
About: This is the first field guide dedicated to the diverse tree species of Panama and Costa Rica.

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