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Common Trees of Kerala

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Biodiversity Handbook Series (Kerala State Biodiversity Board) Volume: 1

By: N Sasidharan(Author), RV Varma(Preface By)

178 pages, colour photos

Kerala State Biodiversity Board

Paperback | Jan 2010 | #216600 | ISBN-13: 9788192033808
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NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€29 approx

About this book

Language: English

From the preface:

"[...] Common Trees of Kerala deaks with 164 tree species which are found in homesteads, avenues, parks, gardens, orchards, and plantations. The correct scientific names are provided along with descriptions of the trees. A glossary of technical terms provided will help to understand the meaning of the technical terms used to describe the trees. The excellent photographs provided for each tree are quite sufficient to recognize the trees. Separate indices are also provided for to scientific names, and common/trade names. Therefore, it is easy to identify the tree by referring to their common/trade names. Another noteworthy features of the handbook is that both timber and non-timber uses of the trees are provided separately as an appendix. This helps the user to find out the different uses of the trees. [...]"

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