Tropical Flowers Of The World Coloring Book

Tropical Flowers Of The World Coloring Book

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Perhaps nowhere else has nature lavished more exotic beauty and color than on the tropical flowers of the world. Wonderfully variegated in shape, size, and hue, they bring a brilliant touch of finery to the rain forests and jungles of the world. Now colorists can imitate natures spectacular palette and learn a great deal, too by coloring the 45 species of flowers in this book. The blossoms depicted here are the crowning glory of trees, shrubs, herbs, and vines found all over the tropics: Mexico, Central and South America, Africa, southern Asia, and the island world of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Lynda Chandler, a professional botanical illustrator, has provided detailed, scientifically accurate renderings of each flower, as well as colored versions of all 45 on the covers as a coloring guide. Among the species included:
Cannonball Tree (Brazil and Trinidad)
Firecracker Flower (India)
Chalice Vine or Cup-of-Gold (Mexico)
Pink Quill (Ecuador)
Lobster Claw (Hawaii)
Asiatic Ladys Slipper (Thailand)
Torch Ginger (South Sea Islands)
Cup-and-Saucer Vine (Mexico)
Sausage Tree (Tropical Africa)
Rosy Moth Orchid (Philippines)
Sorrowless Tree (India)
Bird-of-Paradise Flower (South Africa)
and 33 more.
In addition to precise line renderings of each exotic specimen based both on careful botanical research and direct observation of the species depicted the book supplies captions for each plant with this information: common English name; scientific name; color of the flowers; type of plant on which the flower occurs (tree, shrub, herb, vine); and the country or region to which the plant is native. Moreover, Tropical Flowers of the World Coloring Book is a member of Dovers Pictorial Archive Series. This means artists, illustrators, or anyone in need of a botanical illustration may use up to four illustrations without prior permission or fee.

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