This book includes nearly all the fruits of the taller woody plants and lianas, and the palms of the Guianas. Alphabetically arranged it covers 99 different families, 546 genera, and 1727 species. Every drawing is accompanied by a full description of the fruit and seed. Some essential characters of the leaves, inflorescence, local names, distribution and ecology are also included. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the plant life of the Neotropics.