The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers & Flora of the World, by Lavelle, Michael
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- ISBN: 9780754819721 | 0754819728
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/16/2012
This wide-ranging and lavish book presents an expert survey of the incredible floral diversity of the different regions of the world. More than 2000 species are featured, and the encyclopedia is arranged according to region and then by plant family. The key features of each main entry are described to help identify the species, and each entry is illustrated with a botanically accurate profile of the plant, together with identifying details and a map showing where the species originated. With 4000 specially commissioned watercolours, maps and photographs, this beautifully illustrated guide to the wild flowers and flora is a comprehensive volume for every naturalist.