Common Plants of the Maldives

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There are so many types of plants! How can we find out what makes them unique and why they are important?

This manual is designed to help people identify the different plant species around them. It explains how to collect plant samples, and features page-length profiles with information on distribution, physical characteristics, different uses, and images to aid identification.

It also includes information about different plant types, the main features by which different species are identified, why plants are important as resources and for the services they provide, and the threats to plant biodiversity in the Maldives.

Thematic Areas
Environmental Protection
Resource Type