The ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF AUSTRALIA PLANTS is a world first. It is the result of exhaustive research through scientific and semi-scientific publications and many investigative trips throughout Australia and overseas.
The encyclopaedia caters for the professional horticulturist and amateur gardening enthusiast, and is written in an easy-to-understand style. Scientific term, where used, have been explained or included in the comprehensive glossary. The text is complimented by many delicately executed line drawings be Trevor Blake and a wonderful selection of colour photographs. This the seventh of a multi-volume set in which the authors have drawn on their extensive experience of years devoted to the culture of Australian plants.
In this latest volume, the authors describe the genera beginning with the letters N to Po. this amounts to over 1300 species from over 240 genera. Some of the most popular and important genera include NEPHROLEPIS, NYMPHOIDES, OLEARIA, ORTHROSANTHUS, PANDNUS, PANDOREA, PATERSONIA, PERSOONIA, PETROPHILE, PHEBALIUM, PIMELEA, PITTOSPORUM, PLATYCERIUM, PODOCARPUS, POLYSTICHUM and POMADERRIS.