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Endangered Timber Species of Costa Rica / Arboles Maderables en Peligro de Extinción en Costa Rica

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Q Jiménez

121 pages, Col photos, line illus

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #49356 | ISBN: 9968974005
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Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

Some 1500 species of tree are known to occur in Costa Rica, accounting for 15% of the country's total flora, yet only 300 species have been evaluated for potential use. This is a field guide to neotropical tree species used for timber, and now endangered in Costa Rica. It includes illustrations of diagnostic features, as well as a description of uses and a summary of status.

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