14 May 2009

PLANT GUIDES (QLD): 'Plants of Capricornia' by Melzer and Plumb

More than 600 native species are described and photographed in this guide to the plants of the Capricorn Region of Central Queensland: trees, shrubs, mistletoes, vines, grasses, sedges, orchids, and other herbaceous species. Included are keys to species in each genus and human usage and ecological notes. Rhonda Melzer is a Plant Ecologist and Botanist employed as Principal Conservation Officer at Qld Parks and Wildlife Service, Rockhampton. Joel Plumb is a retired School Principal, well known local naturalist and photographer, and past president of the Rockhampton branch of the Society for Growing Australian Plants. To order a copy of 'Plants of Capricornia' visit the Capricorn Conservation Council website.

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