This book is about the useful plants of the Pacific islanders, with special emphasis on plants used by Polynesians. A total of ninety-six plants are included, listed in alphabetical order by scientific name, followed by a paragraph that includes Polynesian names and their origins and the English name if any. Range, habitat, uses of the plant, and a botanical description of the species are also included for each entry.
- Publisher : National Tropical Botanical Garden (May 31, 2009)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 252 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0915809001
- ISBN-13 : 978-0915809004
- Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.5 x 0.75 x 9.25 inches