Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of South Africa

Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of South Africa

by Braam van Wyk

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Overview

Pocket Guide: Wild Flowers of South Africa covers some 260 flowers representing all of the region’s major vegetation types: Accounts are conveniently organised by flower colour. Key ID features are supplied for each flower, as well as interesting facts. A photograph and distribution map accompany each species. Includes common and conspicuous plants as well as some alien species that are naturalized in the region. This book showcases some of the region’s diverse, strikingly beautiful floral splendours.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775843528
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Publication date: 12/03/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 25 MB
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About the Author

Braam van Wyk is a member of the lecturing staff at the University of Pretoria, where he is a professor in the Department of Plant Science. He did his tertiary training at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of Pretoria. Braam is a plant taxonomist and has authored or co-authored numerous publications on the botany of southern Africa, including several books. Among his published works are Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Highveld (Struik, 1997), How to Identify Trees in Southern Africa (Struik, 2007) and Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa (Struik, 2013).

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