At last - a complete, concise book on the flora of tropical Mexico. This book is what we have all been asking for, and well worth the wait. A complete guide that everyone should have. the cultivation and propagation information are an added plus. Now we can identify, and grow and care for, some of the beauty that surrounds us. --Paul Sanders, columnist, Vallarta Tribune
Residents and visitors alike will appreciate and benefit from Linda Abbott Trapp's Ornamental Plants and Flowers...Her photos and well-researched information make it fun and easy to identify the commonly encountered plants of the region. The book helps fill the void for those curious to learn more about the many fascinating plants, trees, and flowers of Mexico. --Bob Price, Curator, Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens
A few years back, when I first set foot in Vallarta, I was amazed at the diversity of tropical plants and also amazed that no one had written a book like this. This new book...is an essential tool for the tourists and locals. With it, they will become better acquainted with the marvelous plants and trees that are the essence of Mexico's tropical allure. --Daniel Lamarre, Writer, journalist, and tropical plants specialist
About the Author
Linda Abbott Trapp lives and writes in Puerto Vallarta. She has authored five previous books, including Fresno, Valley of Abundance, and numerous articles and columns in psychology, business, ecotourism, and the arts. A former Dean of the California School of Professional Psychology, she is widely known as a speaker and consultant.