Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish
This book is a field guide to the native and introduced trees of Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, also conveying an overview of the geology, climate, soils, and vegetation of Earth's southernmost region. The species are clearly described, with their characteristic features, their properties and their uses, and they have been beautifully illustrated. The manual includes chapters on afforestations, urban gardening, the arboreal species in National Parks and Private Reserves. Finally, it realtes Skottberg's adventurous scientific expedition at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Summary in Spanish:
Una guía de campo imprescindible para identificar los árboles nativos e introducidos de la Patagonia Argentina y Chilena. Todas las especies claramente descriptas con sus rasgos distintivos, propiedades, usos, mapas de localización y magníficas fotografías a todo color.