Plants of the Canoe People: An Ethnobotanical Voyage through Polynesia (pb)
Author: W. Arthur Whistler | Paperback
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.