"as welcome as a long lost friend, and will help palm enthusiasts understand the differences among the bewildering array of palms that frow here."
"Jargon got you down, friend? You don't know a coconut palm from a grape palm and your visitors from up north are asking you all kinds of questions about palm trees...Loosen up. Here's help in the form of a $20 sofcover book published by the University Press of Florida. 'Palms of South Florida' is 251 pages of text and illustrations that may be the best introduction yet for beginners interested in the identification of Florida palm trees....It's a primer and more, designed to make you an instant expert."
--Naples Daily News