Item description for Guide to the Plants of the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, A by Susan Iremonger...
An easy-to-use Jamaican nature guide, identifying over 400 species and containing over 160 colour photographs and 250 line drawings. The text is designed to give botanists and the more casual observer an opportunity to become familiar with the plants that grow in the Blue Mountain Range. This guide fosters a deeper understanding of the unique beauty and diversity of the mountain forest. More than fifty percent of the plants described in the book occur only in the Blue Mountain Forests of Jamaica and nowhere else in the world. The Blue Mountain Forests are currently threatened by agricultural activities, particularly on the southern slopes, and many of the unique species described in the book are threatened with extinction.
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Studio: University Press of the West Indies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Publisher University Press of the West Indies
ISBN 9766400318 ISBN13 9789766400316
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More About Susan Iremonger
iremonger is an ecology advisor, nature conservancy
Susan Iremonger currently resides in Arlington, in the state of Virginia.
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A reward for plant lovers Jul 10, 2009
This guide is a unique and exhaustive work on flora many of which are endangered. The author has devoted many years to this study. It offers the plant enthusiast written and visual documentation and the means to identify plants encountered in the Blue Mountains.