Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa

Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa

by Gideon Smith, Neil Crouch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770076624
Publisher: Random House Struik
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Distribution of succulents in Southern Africa 6

Gardening with succulents 10

Species accounts 12

Glossary 134

Index 134

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