The lavish colours and exotic beauty of tropical flowers have long made them favourite subjects of artists and craftspeople. This splendid sourcebook of copyright-free illustrations offers workers in many arts and crafts a marvelous sampling of lovely blossoms from rain forests, jungles, and tropical regions around the world. Depicting blossoms from trees, shrubs, vines, and ornamental herbs, 135 accurately detailed drawings depict a host of superb specimens, as varied in size and shape as they are in natural habitat. Included are the Indian Coral Tree, Sausage Tree, Monkeypod, Shrimp Plant, Crown Flower, Blushing Bride, Cup of Gold, Bird of Paradise, African Tulip, Angel's Trumpet, Butterfly Hibiscus, Thimbleberry, King Protea, Crown of Thorns, Passion Flower, Rattle Shaker, Orchid Tree, Rose Apple, Gardenia, Candle Bush, Pincushion, Lipstick Plant, Orange Trumpet, Spider Lily, and over 100 other flowers.All are identified by their common and scientific names as well as by regions of origin. Ideal for adding dramatic accents to embroidery projects and textile patterns, for use in woodworking, leathercraft, metalwork, and a host of other crafts, this varied collection represents a superb resource for artists, illustrators, and anyone in need of striking floral decorations.