Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa PDF ePub eBook

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Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa free pdf Featuring 250 of the region's most interesting and commonly encountered succulents, Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa is a guide to the identification of these increasingly popular plants. Colour photographs vividly portray all the species covered. Authoritative text describes key identification features. 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.

About Gideon F. Smith

Gideon F. Smith has authored numerous scientific papers, as well as popular works such as First Field Guide to Aloes (2003, Gardening with Succulents (2005), Cacti and Succulents (2006) and Aloes in Southern Africa (2007). He is chief director for Biosystematics Research and Biodiversity Collections at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and Professor of Plant Science at the University of Pretoria. Neil R. Crouch heads the Ethnobotany Unit at the South African National Biodiversity Institute, focusing primarily on medicinal plants and their potential in drug development. He has written many scientific papers, as well as the market handbook Medicinal Plants Traded on South Africa's Eastern Seaboard (2003). He is Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Author : Gideon F. Smith
Publisher : Struik Nature
Data Published : 01 July 2009
ISBN : 177007662X
EAN : 9781770076624
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 136 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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