Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve
Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
With the Field Guide, visitors can find the best places and times to see the plants. The Guide also explains their habitats and vegetation types. Richly illustrated, it includes hundreds of color photos and line drawings to aid identification, plus distribution maps that make it easy to plan trips and find nearby species.
Introductory passages give environmental context and cover climate, geology, agriculture, wildflower classification, and flower morphology. Written to appeal to both amateur naturalists and professional botanists alike, this is the essential companion for anyone drawn to the rich beauty of the Algarve.
Endemic plants of the Algarve flora
Plants of particular interest
Wild flower habitats
Coastal (litoral) plant communities
Salt marsh plant communities
Identifying and classifying wild flowers
Wild flower classification
Wild flower morphology
How to use this book
Index of English names
Index of scientific names