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A Guide to the Common Epiphytes and Mistletoes of Singapore

A Guide to the Common Epiphytes and Mistletoes of Singapore 

A guide to understanding, identifying and managing epiphytes and mistletoes found in Singapore. This book provides detailed profiles of all the common species, as well as a holistic overview of the unique lifestyles of these canopy plants. This includes taxonomy, life-cycles, adaptations and relationships with their host plants and other wildlife. A valuable resource for any visitor with an interest in the local flora. 

ISBN: 978-981-4609-77-7

Retail Price: $39.90 (incl. GST)

Available at Singapore Botanic Gardens RISIS Shop 




A Selection of Plants for Green Roofs in Singapore 

Green Roofs Book  

Rooftop greening is increasingly gaining acceptance worldwide. The use of suitable plants is the most important factor affecting the long term sustainability of green roofs. A useful resource for landscape professionals, this book presents a selection of over 70 plants that are suitable for green roofs in the tropics. 

ISBN: 978-981-08-5230-6

Retail Price: $34.15 (incl. GST)

Available at Singapore Botanic Gardens RISIS Shop 




A Selection of Plants for Waterways and Waterbodies in the Tropics 

 A Selection of Plants 

The greening of waterways and waterbodies contributes to Singapore's vision of becoming a city of gardens and waters. This book describes the various types of plants that are suited for the aquatic environment of waterbodies in the tropics. 

ISBN: 978-981-08-5086-9

Retail Price: $39.00 (incl. GST)

Available at Singapore Botanic Gardens RISIS Shop




Tropical Gardeners Guide to Healthy Plants and Pictorial Guide in CD

  Tropical Gardeners' Guide to Healthy Plants 

The book provides information to help horticulturists, arborists and aspiring gardeners hone their skills in preventing pests and diseases. It comes with a companion pictorial guide on common pests and diseases of tropical plants, with more than 400 images. This is the first ever pictorial guide on the subject. 

ISBN: 978-981-08-6286-2

Retail Price: $27.00 (incl. GST)

Available at Singapore Botanic Gardens RISIS Shop




Vertical Greenery for the Tropics

  Vertical Greenery 

This book introduces a number of vertical greenery systems that are commonly used. It also explains the key environmental benefits of greening walls, and why vertical greenery can be more pervasive feature of urban landscapes. Listed in its Appendix are over 20 suggested plants.

ISBN: 978-981-08-3973-4

Retail Price: $29.00 (incl. GST)

Available at Singapore Botanic Gardens RISIS Shop