East Africa boasts a tremendous natural wealth of flora ? indigenous, naturalized and exotic. This field guide features some 600 of the trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves commonly found in the region. Species accounts include information about habitat, bark, leaves, flowers and fruit, and general and commercial applications and uses in traditional medicine, accompanied by some 1,500 photographs. This invaluable guide will help plant enthusiasts identify prominent species in gardens and parks, along roadsides and in easily accessible parts of the countryside.