“Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation” by Kirsten Albrecht Llamas is a good book with names and pictures of blooming tropical plants. Readers on Amazon.com give the book 4.7 out of five stars and positive reviews, while TimberPress.com also gives the book favorable reviews.
Winner of the 2003 American Horticulture Book Award and the Garden Globe Award for Photography, Llamas’s well-researched book provides information on more than 1,400 flowering trees, vines and shrubs as well as details on the growth and cultivation of each plant. The book includes more than 1,500 color photographs and is an accurate and practical guide for gardeners, landscapers and botany students. Concise and clear, the book also contains the edible and medicinal uses of plants.