Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa

Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa

by Gideon Smith, Neil Crouch
     
 

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Featuring 250 of the region’s most common and interesting succulents, this is an accessible, user-friendly guide to identifying these increasingly popular plants. Colour photographs vividly portray all the species covered. Authoritative text describes key identification features, and distribution maps show the occurrence of each species in southern Africa. This…  See more details below

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Featuring 250 of the region’s most common and interesting succulents, this is an accessible, user-friendly guide to identifying these increasingly popular plants. Colour photographs vividly portray all the species covered. Authoritative text describes key identification features, and distribution maps show the occurrence of each species in southern Africa. This guide will have wide appeal both to naturalists and to the gardening public who, increasingly, are on the lookout for indigenous, low-maintenance and waterwise plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781920544188
Publisher:
Penguin International
Publication date:
11/05/2011
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

GIDEON SMITH is Chief Director: Biosystematics Research and Biodiversity Collections at the SA National Biodiversity Institute. He is involved in various national and international environmental associations and advisory committees. His interests are in the biology and classification of succulent plants, as well as landscaping and horticulture. South Africa’s most prolific author on succulent plants, he has authored or co-authored ±40 books, and more than 500 research and popular papers, mostly on succulents.

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