There Are 44 Species Of Acacia In Kenya, Out Of 1200 Species Globally In Kenya, These Distinctive Trees Are Of Particular Interest Because They Are Both Used By The Local People And Eaten By Wildlife Acacias Are Also Suited To Commercial Farming In Arid Conditions, Which May Be Important If Warming Trends Continue This Outstanding Field Resource Provides A Comprehensive Guide In Pictures And Words To All The Different Types Of Acacia Trees It Shows Both Floral And Vegetative Characteristics, Bark, Leaves, Pods, Seeds So That Identification Can Easily Be Made Even When The Trees Are Not In Flower The Authors Provide Clear Explanations Of Botanical Terms, Detailed Field Keys, And Instructions For Using The Keys No Previous Knowledge Of Plant Sciences Is Required To Enjoy This Authoritative Guide, And It Will Be Valuable To Visitors And Local Inhabitants As Well As To Professional Botanists, Foresters, And Ecologists.
- 164 pages
- A Field Guide to the Acacias of Kenya
- Malcolm Coe
- 19 August 2018 Malcolm Coe