NEW RELEASE: Rainforests of Australia's East Coast
Rainforests of Australia's East Coast, HAND SIGNED BOOKS; (In Stock) A practical and informative field guide to the identification of native rainforest species. More than 800 colour photographs, informative graphics, maps and detailed description of more than 300 species.
This book is a valuable information source for bushwalkers, students, gardeners and anyone with an interest in Australia’s native flora.
The book was written and illustrated by the author of the tree identification web pages.
New Holland Publishers: May 2019
Format: Paperback with PVC
Pages: 304 pp.
Size: 23 cm high x 15 cm wide
Full Colour Photography
Rainforests: Identification - Evolution - Reproduction
Dedicated photography of rainforest species including; mosses, mushrooms, lichens, slime moulds, ferns, conifers, flowering trees, climbing plants, orchids and palms enable the reader to identify commonly encountered species.
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Summary of Content
The opening chapter provides images and information on how to recognise the rainforest types in existence today. This is followed by an illustrated time scale that takes the reader through the evolution of Australian rainforests. The sequence of book chapters reflects the evolutionary succession of plants, together with fungi, lichen and slime moulds, and demonstrates that rainforests are self-sustaining ecosystems, which rely on a myriad of associations to reproduce and survive. Chapters include; mosses, mushrooms, lichens, slime moulds, ferns, conifers, flowering trees, climbing plants, orchids and palms. The different reproductive methods of organisms are explained and illustrated using informative graphics. Colour plates of widely distributed species, being characteristic for their family or genus, give practical information and together with illustrative photos enable the reader to recognise common rainforest plant and fungi species found in Australian rainforests. The ‘Practical Section’ explains how to use vegetative plant features, such as; leaves, flowers, bark and fruit to identify native rainforest trees and plants. A list of useful online resources and books for further reading is provided in the bibliography.
Easy to use identification keys to the major plant groups and fungi are provided.
The book is written in a comprehensible, engaging style and employs descriptive illustrations and photos to raise the interest into the great diversity, primeval origins and uniqueness of Australian rainforests. The many beautiful images are taken from the author’s own collection which has been built up over many decades.
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