Tropical Trees of Hawaii Author:Dorothy and Bob Hargreaves Over 130 full-color pictures of trees of Hawaii with authentic descriptions. Includes tree names in Japanese. — "High among the list of reasons people love to visit Hawaii is the lovely tropical foliage to be enjoyed everywhere and at all times of the year. Because these tropical trees are often strange and exciting to the visitors from the tempe... more »rate zones, this book pictures in full color those thought to be of most interest to Hawaii's visitors. Most of the trees illustrated may be seen easily as you drive around the islands. A few trees that have special or unique significance may not be seen so readily; however, locations are indicated.
Hawaii has odd trees (the sausage tree, for instance), spectac?ular trees, and trees that serve some useful purpose. Jewelry, dried floral arrangements or medicines are obtained from some species, as well as fruits and nuts. Some of each type are pictured. A few of the flowering trees have been omitted here as they are pictured in glorious full color in our first volume on tropical flora, "Hawaii Blossoms"-Hargreaves.« less