This comprehensive guide to the rainforest flora of Australia is packed with information on more than 300 commonly observed species from rainforests around the continent. Each plant is beautifully illustrated and described in detail in clear, concise language including its physical features such as bark, trunk, leaves, flowers and fruit as well as habitat and other information relevant to eh species. Distribution maps accompany every species. The guide also includes an overview of the different types of rainforest.
Leonard Cronin is one of Australia’s foremost natural history authors. Trained as a biologist, he is a prolific writer of books and articles about the Australian flora, fauna and environment, bringing his own fascination with the natural world to the general reader. His books include the bestselling Key Guide series of field guides, Australian Flora, A Journey Through Ancient Kingdoms and Natural Wonders and The Australian Animal Atlas. He also contributes a monthly column about Australian wildlife to the ABC’s Gardening Australia magazine.