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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees

Field / Identification GuideIdentification KeyOut of Print

By: Leonard Cronin

192 pages, col illus, maps

Allen & Unwin

Paperback | Aug 2007 | #188822 | ISBN-13: 9781741751093
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About this book

This authoritative reference work is the essential guide to Australia's unique and fascinating trees. It features more than 325 species from all parts of the continent. Each tree is beautifully illustrated and described in detail in clear, concise language and there are distribution maps for every species. To make identification fast and simple, there is also a unique, easy-to-use visual key.


Contents

Introduction
How to use this guide
KEYS
Leaf Shapes
Non-eucalypts
Eucalypt Fruits
Palms and Palm-like Trees
SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
Non-eucalypts
Eucalypts
Palms and Palm-like Trees
Glossary
Index


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Biography

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.

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