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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees : KEY GUIDE Ser. - Leonard Cronin

Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees

KEY GUIDE Ser.

Paperback

Published: 1st August 2007
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An authoritative and indispensable guide to Australia's fascinating trees.

This authoritative reference work is the essential guide to Australia's unique and fascinating trees. It features more than 325 species from all parts of the continent. Each tree is beautifully illustrated and described in detail in clear, concise language and there are distribution maps for every species. To make identification fast and simple, there is also a unique, easy-to-use visual key.

About the Author

Leonard Cronin is one of Australia's foremost natural history authors. Trained as a biologist, he is a prolific writer of books and articles about the Australian flora, fauna and environment, bringing his own fascination with the natural world to the general reader. His books include the bestselling Key Guide series of field guides, Australian Flora, A Journey Through Ancient Kingdoms and Natural Wonders and The Australian Animal Atlas. He also contributes a monthly column about Australian wildlife to the ABC's Gardening Australia magazine.

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beautiful illustrations, easy to identify

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  • Deeply Informative
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Reference

    Comments about Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees:

    Although it doesn't include all the trees in Australia, how could it? It does talk in great detail amount many of the most significant. I would highly recommend this book, especially the ease of use using the simple key

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    Not great for WA

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    Pros

    • Deeply Informative

    Cons

    • Confusing

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    • Reference

    Comments about Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees:

    Very East Coast focused. Tingle, Karri and Tuart are all missing.

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    Introduction
    How to use this guide
    KEYS
    Leaf Shapes
    Non-eucalypts
    Eucalypt Fruits
    Palms and Palm-like Trees
    SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
    Non-eucalypts
    Eucalypts
    Palms and Palm-like Trees
    Glossary
    Index

    ISBN: 9781741751093
    ISBN-10: 1741751098
    Series: KEY GUIDE Ser.
    Audience: Tertiary; University or College
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 192
    Published: 1st August 2007
    Publisher: Allen & Unwin
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0  x 1.3
    Weight (kg): 0.35
    Edition Number: 1