Tropical Plants of Costa Rica
FIELD GUIDE 2007 PAPER 529 PAGES
Organized by habitat, this handy identification guide features 400 native plants, fruits, crops and garden plants, each with a color photograph and description. Monteverde, Tortuguero, Poas and other popular destinations get separate sections. The author, a popular guide and botanist, is based in Monteverde, where she has participated in an inventory of the region's flora over the last 15 years.