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Kirsten Albrecht Llamas
Kirsten Albrecht Llamas received a master's degree in tropical botany from the University of Miami and developed the first human cytogenetics laboratory in South Florida. She is a longtime member of the Tropical Flowering Tree Society and has provided numerous plant identification updates to The Kampong garden (at the National Tropical Botanic Garden) and to the Fairchild Tropical Garden. Her lifelong avocation has been photography, with an emphasis on nature, culminating in a photo collection of flowering tropical plants and the publication of this book. Her extraordinary photographs have won many awards.