Wild Flowers of Mombacho (Nicaragua)
By Helen Pickering
Publication Date: 26 May 2006
Copyright © 2006 Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Specifications: 6.5"×8.5" (pbk), 217 pp., 500+ photographs
About the Book
This photographic guide to the Wild Flowers of Mombacho is color-coded and arranged by Family within the color sections. It covers flowering plants found on the whole of the Volcano; which includes both tropical cloud forest and dry, deciduous forest, at lower altitudes.
The book covers 200 plants, each of which has two or three photographs and a short description in both English and Spanish giving common name(s); a short description of the plant; height; flowering period; habitat and any known use of the plant. The vast majority of plants are likely to be found in similar habitats throughout tropical America and nearly one third are pan tropical, making this book of interest to a interest to a wide audience throughout the tropics.