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Heliconia an Identification Guide Paperback – March 17, 1991
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“Heliconias are large tropical flowers native to Central and South America and some islands of the South Pacific. 200 species, varieties, hybrids, and cultivars of the genus Heliconia are here presented, richly photographed with brief descriptions of morphological features, blooming time, habitat, and geographic distribution.”—Booknews
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Robert Lee Riffle, authof of the award-winning book, THE TROPICAL LOOK
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In Costa Rica, one of the centers of diversity of this genus, this book is incredible, you just love it upon starting it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by marco acuña
Great guide to these amazing plants for someone who wants to know more about them. Good photos of some 200 species with basic details about each one shown.Published 15 months ago by T. ONEILL
A nice book with nice photos , good for Heliconia growers . A good boiok to give as a presnt to tropical gardenersPublished on March 9, 2014 by alexis pardo
Good Field guide but it did not give the cold hardiness zones for the species. Still a keeper though. I could of got this book on e bay for cheaper.Published on October 6, 2013 by JES
This is an excellent book about heliconias. These beautiful plants are distant cousins to the banana family of plants. Read morePublished on August 18, 2012 by Julie L. Friedman
'Heliconia an Identification Guide' is just that - a guide to find what variety of Heliconia one may have in a garden. Beautiful color pictures and information as to how it grows. Read morePublished on September 1, 2011 by The Cadi-Gardener
If you like flowering plants, especially Heliconia, this book is a MUST! Nice photos of each taxon too.Published on March 31, 2009 by Feeding frenzy
There are very few publications on Heliconia's so to get a book that is specific is excellent. The photo's are great with each variety of Haleconia identified by photo, origin... Read morePublished on February 13, 2008 by Mrs. Caroline Stobo-wilson