East Africa is a premier wildlife destination, well known for its mass migrations of herds and fearsome predators. But as iconic are the trees that grow there: among them mangroves, cycads, palms, marulas, acacias, sausage trees, fever trees, toothbrush trees and giant bamboos. This book showcases 100 of the region’s most visible and significant trees, arranged by the habitats in which they occur.
- Concise descriptions of each tree and its parts, plus notes about the various uses of the tree parts
- Multiple images showing the full tree and key ID features, including flowers, leaves, fruit and bark
- Where to see the trees, including the national parks and nature reserves
- A brief introduction to the trees of the region and their vegetation zones
Colourful, interesting and geared for quick tree identification, this handy guide will enhance any safari experience in East Africa.