Field guide to trees

This guide, Trees of La Milpa, helps you identify 134 species of trees in the area of La Milpa, Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area, in northwest Belize.  Click on the link below to download the book.  Downloading will take some time.


If you intend to print the guide, you may want a version with slightly better resolution.  Write to Nick Brokaw (  He will make the version with better resolution available to you on Dropbox.


Pouteria amygdalina, siliónKey features:  large tree; bark reddish-brown on buttress ridges; leaf narrow, long; curved green petiole contrasts with tan twig (from Trees of La Milpa; photos by N. Brokaw)