Field Guide to the Palms of Madagascar
Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Simple keys and lavishly illustrated pictorial descriptions, distribution maps and diagrams of leaf, fruit and flower arrangement enable quick and easy identification. Notes on local uses, rarity and in what type of vegetation each grows in follows.
This is not just a field guide, it is a book that shows why palms are so important to the culture, economy and the natural heritage of Madagascans.
How to use this book
Key to genera
Index of local names
Index of scientific names