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Common Shrubland Plants

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Photographic Guide Series to Hong Kong Nature Volume: 4

By: Regine HG Leung and Mabel WL Chu

80 pages, Col photos

Hong Kong Discovery

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #170804 | ISBN: 9889853949
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About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese

There are 63 plant species included in this book representing the most common plant species found in local shrubland, including herbs, grasses, sedges, herbaceous and woody climbers, shrubs, small trees and trees from low shrubland, high shrubland, coastal shrubland and fire maintained shrubland. Each plant species is highlighted with distinguishable features such as leaf texture, arrangement, flowers and fruit in full colour photographs for easy identification in the field. The floral characteristics of each plant species, such habitat, flowering and seeding seasons and plant forms are listed to enrich understanding. Interesting information such as their ornamental, medicinal and industrial uses are also included.

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